Who owns the information you tap every other second on your mobile pads or your computer keyboards? When you save something on a cloud facility, does that unit also gains authority over the content? Can the companies use the pictures you upload on their website for any purposes ranging from creating an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model out of it? What current models are in place to check the misuse of your personal information?
The questions are plenty when it comes to the security of humongous bytes of data netizens transmit on a daily basis. Then there a few regarding what the governments across the world are doing in order to protect the some or if enough has been done by them. Can India reimagine the first principles of data governance that can serve instead as guidelines for the developing world?
“Whose Data Is It Anyway‘ would be the topic of the hour when a panel of 6 esteemed personalities across fields of research, technology, law gather for CyFy Conference 2019 hosted by Observer Research Foundation. The session will take place at 10 AM on Tuesday, October 15.
The session will be chaired by Arghya Sengupta, Founder and Director at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. Arghya has a number of academic publications on the Supreme Court, Parliament, fundamental rights in leading law journals. He has most recently authored the book “Independence and Accountability of the Indian Higher Judiciary”.
Other panelists include Paula Kift, Privacy and Civil Liberties, Palantir Technologies; William Carter, Deputy Director and Fellow, Technology Policy Program, CSIS; Sunjoy Joshi, Chairman, ORF; Cyril Cuvillier, Deputy Director Strategy, ANSSI; Ashwin Sasongko Sastrosubroto, Executive Member of ICT Commission.