Friday lunchtime lecture: Open data - the dark side

Friday 31 January 2014, 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Open Data Institute, 65 Clifton Street, London, EC2A 4

Open data is expounded as a force for good but is there a risk of glossing over its potential for harm?

Alan Patrick, co-founder of Broadsight, examined what lessons can be learnt from past technologies and the history of the web, and the most likely safeguards required over the next few years. How do we prevent abuse of open data by those with ill-intent, or is this a pipe dream?