Thursday 7 November, 6pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
Professor Oscar H Gandy Jr will explore the ways in which data mining, and a host of discriminatory techniques that have been developed in support of the marketing of commercial goods, are being applied to the management of the public sphere in Data Mining, Discrimination and the Decline of the Public Sphere on Thursday 7 November at LSE.
Oscar H Gandy Jr is Herbert I Schiller Professor at Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. A founding member of the Union for Democratic Communication he has recently been appointed to the National Research Council's Committee on privacy in the Information Age.
Professor Anthony Giddens will chair the event, which is free and open to all. No ticket is required.
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1 November 2002