Data Control – monopoly or individual control; event

Data as the new power. About data monopolies with European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager and law professor Frank Pasquale.

margretheMargrethe Vestager, Twitter: @vestager, age 48, is EU Commissioner for Competition. She previously served as Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark, and as President of the ECOFIN Council (2012). She was Political leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party (2007-14), and has worked for the Danish Ministry of Finance (1993-95). Ms. Vestager holds an MSc in Economics (University of Copenhagen).

fpasqualeresizedforwebFrank Pasquale is Professor of Law at the University of Maryland, an Affiliate Fellow at Yale Law Schoolâe(tm)s Information Society Project, and a member of the Council for Big Data, Ethics, and Society. Author of The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information. Pasquale has written many interesting papers on e.g. Access, Fairness and Accountability. Twitter: @FrankPasquale

Presentations on Personal Data Stores and Blockchain

Personal Data Stores

A new and growing industry with many different start-ups. We will explain the overall trend and introduces 2-3 start-ups. The Danish DATA for GOOD Foundataion (Line2Life) is founded by Annemette Brock and Jens Lunn,  and the British CitizenMe by StJohn Deakins.

Blockchain - reversing the data infrastructure

Blockchain is a technology that can put individuals in control of their own data. How does it work? What is its history, potentials, limits and future? v Francesco Lapenta, Associate Professpr, Roskilde University, Dept. of Communications, Business & Information Technology.

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