Bowdoin Terms and Conditions May Apply: Screening and Discussion

Following the screening of “Terms and Conditions May Apply,” Profs. Elias & Gieseking (Government, Digital and Computational Studies) of Bowdoin, and USM Prof. Clearwater (Law) held a brief discussion of the film and issues of privacy, transparency, and participation on the Internet.

  1. Wondering what data I might be sending to whom with my tweets after viewing #TACMA with @jgieseking #BCDCSI
  2. Discussing privacy, terms of agreement, data sharing, security, business models at tonight's #BCDCSI event. http://t.co/nTQqQc4UqC
    Discussing privacy, terms of agreement, data sharing, security, business models at tonight's #BCDCSI event. pic.twitter.com/nTQqQc4UqC
  3. @jgieseking thinking about connections of minority groups via social media, but at what cost; are they free to express? #BCDCSI
  4. Algorithm design is predicated on what we expect to find. @jgieseking asks : Can't we also search data for positive connections? #BCDCSI
  5. Suggestions: the OnIon Router and TOR @A_Clearwater or changing habits of self expression @jgieseking #BCDCSI
  6. Barbara Elias suggests need for algorithm for constantly updating legislation to keep pace with technology #BCDCSI