Defenders of privacy fight on multiple fronts—against new technologies that capture and monetize data about our behavior, and a new eagerness by the public to share personal information in an environment of unprecedented scope and amplification. Does the dream of ubiquitous learning, when delivered through new technologies, insult traditional concepts of privacy?

Harry Lewis, the Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and Harvard College Professor at Harvard University, proposes a role that the university can play in reshaping the future of privacy in the digital age.

He spoke at Cornell on Feb. 25, 2010 as part of the University Computer Policy and Law Program speaker series.

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