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IWP professor scheduled to speak at the MAPPING Second General Assembly

Dr. Matthew Daniels, J.D., Chair of Law & Human Rights and Founder of the Center for Human Rights and International Affairs at The Institute of World Politics, is scheduled to give a speech at the Managing Alternatives for Privacy, Property and Internet Governance (MAPPING) Second General Assembly on October 31.

The event is organized by the European Union and the United Nations Rapporteur for the Right to Privacy. It will be taking place in Prague from October 31st to November 2nd.

The goal of the MAPPING event is to critically understand and examine the economic, social, legal, and ethical concepts related to the advancement of the Internet and the consequences associated with it.

Dr. Daniels will be speaking about “Personal Data as a Toxic Asset for Corporations,” which expands upon his op-ed published in the Huffington Post last month. In the article, he discussed the increasing threat of corporate data collection, referencing recent events involving Yahoo.