Data Privacy Day: Panel Discussion

Time: January 28, 2013 - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Location: Newell-Simon Hall 3305, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh


Carnegie Mellon University will observe Data Privacy Day, Jan. 28, with a panel discussion about the ways that mobile phones and social networks make it harder for people to maintain their privacy.

Norman Sadeh, professor of computer science, will moderate a panel discussion, "Will the Mobile Web and Social Networking Mark the End of Privacy?" from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Jan. 28 in Newell-Simon Hall 3305. The panel includes Alessandro Acquisti, associate professor of information technology and public policy; Lorrie Cranor, associate professor of computer science, engineering and public policy and co-director of the privacy engineering masters program; Jason Hong, associate professor of human-computer interaction; and Travis Breaux, assistant professor of computer science.

Following the discussion, the university's research and educational activities regarding privacy will be showcased at a poster fair in the Newell-Simon Hall atrium.

Data Privacy Day is an international event observed in 28 countries to raise awareness of privacy issues. It is led by the National Cyber Security Alliance and its Stay Safe Online initiative.