Tomorrow's seminar is canceled.

On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 8:27 PM Philip Garrison <phili...@cs.washington.edu>
wrote:

> Lunch will not be provided at tomorrow's talk, due to inclement weather.
> Assuming UW operations resume tomorrow, please bring your own lunch to the
> talk.
>
> On Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 5:41 PM Philip Garrison <
> phili...@cs.washington.edu> wrote:
>
>> Reminder: Looking forward to Meg's talk on Tuesday! Hopefully the weather
>> will work with us.
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 2:58 AM Philip Garrison <
>> phili...@cs.washington.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> Please join us for Change next Tuesday (Feb 12) at noon in CSE 203, with
>>> a talk by Meg Young.
>>>
>>> If UW operations are suspended (https://emergency.uw.edu/), the talk
>>> will be canceled.
>>> Last week's canceled talk (Cliff Schmidt) has been rescheduled to March
>>> 5.
>>>
>>> *Who:* Meg Young
>>> *What:* Data Ownership is Not Dispositive: Data Ownership and Access in
>>> Outsourced "Smart City" Data Programs
>>> *When:* Tuesday, Feb 12, 12-1pm
>>> *Where:* CSE 203
>>>
>>> *Abstract:*
>>> Recent and intensifying interest in how companies govern user data has
>>> been met with an emphasis on users' rights with respect to their own data.
>>> However, a closer look at how data "ownership" works in practice reveals
>>> that ownership does not ensure that data is governed as owners (and
>>> subjects) intend. In this talk, I argue that data ownership is not
>>> determinative of the rights and obligations that the metaphor suggests. I
>>> draw on examples from three data sharing configurations in my dissertation
>>> fieldwork on access, accountability and proprietary systems in outsourced
>>> local government data programs: (1) ORCA card readers, (2) transit agencies
>>> providing first- and last-mile service to transit stations, and (3) a
>>> UW-based "data trust" for cross-sector data sharing. In each case, I
>>> explore what "work" data ownership does in practice, and find that it is
>>> not indicative of who can access data and for what purpose.
>>>
>>> *Bio:*
>>> Meg is a PhD Candidate in the UW Information School and a member of the
>>> Tech Policy Lab, Critical Platform Studies Group, and Data Lab. She
>>> primarily conducts ethnographic work on technology policy and smart cities
>>> programs.
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