COMPSCI 105 - Privacy and Technology or return to Course Catalog Search
125407 – Section 001
|Faculty of Arts and Sciences||Computer Science||James Waldo|
|Term||Day and Time||Location|
|Fall 2018-2019 (show academic calendar)||TuTh 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.||Pierce 301 (SEAS)|
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Credit in Faculty of Arts and Sciences is equivalent to:
Graduate and Undergraduate
What is privacy, and how is it affected by recent developments in technology? This course critically examines popular concepts of privacy and uses a rigorous analysis of technologies to understand the policy and ethical issues at play. Case studies: database anonymity, research ethics, wiretapping, surveillance, and others. Course relies on some technical material, but is open and accessible to all students, especially those with interest in economics, engineering, political science, computer science, sociology, biology, law, government, philosophy.
|Eligible for cross-registration|
With permission of instructor/subject to availability
MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.