Big Data Means Big Questions on How That Information Is Used

“What the president wants to explore, in part, is whether our existing privacy framework can accommodate these changes, or if there are new avenues for policy that we need to consider,” Mr. Podesta said in a speech for the M.I.T. event, delivered by phone because snow conditions in Washington prevented him from attending in person.

“Have we fully considered the myriad ways in which this data revolution might create social value,” he added, “and have we fully contemplated the risks that it might pose to our conceptions of individual privacy, personal freedom and government responsibility of data?”

via NYTimes.com.

 

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