The Impact of Oracle v. Rimini on Data Professionals and the Public

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To view the full article I wrote about the Impact of Oracle v. Rimini on Data Professionals and the Public, please visit: http://blogs.ischool.berkeley.edu/w231/2018/01/23/oracle-v-rimini/
Of particular interest to Data Scientists was the question of whether using “bots and scrapers” for automated collection of data was deemed a violation of the law if it violated a Terms of Service.  An important tool
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Social Impact Un-Pitch Day 2018

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On Thursday, October 4th at 5:30pm the Center for Technology, Society & Policy (CTSP) and the School of Information’s Information Management Student Association (IMSA) are co-hosting their third annual Social Impact Un-Pitch Day! Join CTSP and IMSA to brainstorm ideas for projects that address the challenges of technology, society, and policy. We welcome students, community organizations, local municipal partners, faculty, [Read more...]

August 30th, 5:30pm: Habeas Data Panel Discussion

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Location: South Hall Rm 202

Time: 5:30-7pm (followed by light refreshments)

CTSP’s first event of the semester!

Co-Sponsored with the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity

Please join us for a panel discussion featuring award-winning tech reporter Cyrus Farivar, whose new book, Habeas Data, explores how the explosive growth of surveillance technology has outpaced our understanding of the ethics, mores, and… [Read more...]