In this session, Prof. Phippen will discuss the common misconceptions around the belief that smart devices in the home can listen to you, look into how and why misinformation is so prevalent online and explore strategies to combat it.
Who are BU Masterclasses for?
BU Masterclasses are ideal for those considering to pursue related undergraduate or postgraduate studies, work in a field associated with the talks or are simply interested in finding out more about the topics we will cover in our Masterclasses.
Andy Phippen is a Professor of Digital Rights and has researched the influence of online technologies on society, and the application of law and policy in this area for over 20 years. He is widely published in the area and a frequent media commentator on these issues. Find out more about the speaker here.
How long is each Masterclass?
Each session will last 1-hour and you will the opportunity to ask questions at the end of each class.
Book your place
Registration is simple and attendance is free. We look forward to welcoming you to one or more of BU Masterclasses from wherever you are in the world!