The roundtable on “Consultation on Ethical and Rights-Respecting Technology” was hosted by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, the Carr Center for Human Rights, the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Ethics, and the Global Network Initiative.
Panelists discussed how to enhance privacy while increasing transparency and accountability as well as challenges to achieving equity and meaningful corporate governance in the face of rising inequality.
The first session drew framing questions on transparency and non-legislative measures, and pathways for companies to improve collection and storage of sensitive data. Pannelists discussed how to mitigate the systemic nature of threats to privacy and limit misuse of human rights defenders data and others abroad.The second session focused on discovering the practicality of democracy affirming technology, and the role of the US government in technology and implementation of policies to improve data access for research and accountability.
Project Consultant, UNESCO
Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Assistant Director, Harvard Law School
Executive Director, Centre for Communication Governance
Human Rights and Financial Services Lead, BSR
Executive Director, Global Network Initiative
Director, Cordell Institute
Policy Director for Global Privacy, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Fellow - Technology and Public Purpose Project, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Executive Director, Carr Center for Human Rights
Chief Impact and Partnerships Officer, Datasphere Initiative
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan