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image for Lecture item typeBig Data, Big Brother? at University of Essex: Colchester Campus

Lecture, Thu 17 Nov 2016


Steve Goatman

01206 873261


Wivenhoe Park,


Do organisations know too much about us? With our personal data being worth more than ever before, come and explore issues about privacy, consent and ethics in the digital age.

Speakers include: Shami Chakrabarti (Chancellor of the University of Essex and former Director of Liberty), Gus Hosein (Executive Director, Privacy International), Andrew Stott (former Director for Transparency and Digital Engagement for the UK government and member of the Public Sector Transparency Board).

This event is part of a series of free talks to discuss the implications of Big Data and what it means for you and society, hosted by three of the Big Data projects at the University of Essex.

These non-profit projects are funded by the Economic and Social Research Council to lead the way in Big Data and social science research.

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Thu 17 Nov 2016


Get your free ticket at www.essex.ac.uk/see/talkbigdata

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Map reference: TM 027238  Lat: 51.87590 Long: 0.94333

By Public Transport:
From Colchester Bus Station or Colchester North Station bus 61, 62, 74, 76, 78 go regularly to the University.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Colchester Town station


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing