UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose


Data ownership: Who owns what and why?

Today big corporations have more granular and immediate personal data beyond that of any state. How does this impact the welfare state’s ability to harness and use data for the public good?

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What are the alternatives to big corporations or big states owning our data?

About the speakers 

Evgeny Morozov


Evgeny Morozov is the author of The Net Delusion and To Save Everything, Click Here. Morozov’s monthly column appears in several international newspapers. He has been a fellow at Georgetown University, Stanford University, Open Society Foundations, New America Foundation, and the American Academy in Berlin. He has a PhD in history of science from Harvard University.

Isabella De Michelis

Founder and CEO at ErnieApp 

Isabella de Michelis is the founder and CEO of ErnieApp, the company which launched the first worldwide Privacy Knowledge Manager, a consumer internet app forging into a business model GDPR consent rule. She spent years advising institutional and private clients around digital strategies, wireless broadband, technology policy. She also worked for Cisco and Qualcomm as EU government affairs and technology policy chief.