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Date and Location

April 11, 2023
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM ET
L-332 Deland


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​John Fiske will run a study group to discuss the risks and benefits online identity assurance.  Starting with the assertion that increased levels of identity assurance are nearly inevitable over the next five years, he will give a brief overview of the findings from his research project, and open for discussion.
 If schedules permit, John will be joined by Satwik Mishra and Hugh Grant Chapman, both HKS students who have been deeply involved as Research Assistants in this project Presenter Bio:
John Fiske is the Director of Data Protection at Meta and a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government. His work at Meta revolves around a wide range of privacy-related issues, including monitoring and assessing future societal and systemic risks. While at M-RCBG, he is working on a risk framework for online identity assurance.

This study group / discussion is open to all. Registration is not necessary.
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Speakers and Presenters

​John Fiske
Director of Data Protection at Meta
M-RCBG Senior Fellow​