The unregulated collection, retention and dissemination of personal data—for example, personal data strategically used in campaigns to “micro-target” undecided voters—can also make the underlying election vulnerable to foreign influence.
Hugo Zylberberg is a Cyber Fellow at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, in charge of coordinating the programs on Cybersecurity, Internet Governance and the Digital Economy. He is also a member of the Research Center Values and Policies of Personal Data at the Institut Mines-Telecom in Paris. He graduated with a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Master of Science from the Ecole polytechnique. He has previously worked as a business developer for an open source software company and co-founded The Future Society, an organization aimed at raising awareness about the technologies that fundamentally transform the way we live. His topics of interest include the geopolitical layer of cyberspace and the digital transformation of society from a technical, economic and social perspective.
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