Why You’ll Need A Big Data Ethics Expert

Eric Lundquist, Information Week Global CIO, January 4, 2012

The looming issue in big data isn’t technology but the decisions associated with how, when and if results should be provided. Widespread access to public information, interfaces that make it easy to combine big data sources, and the ability to publish information to the Internet is going to yield some difficult decisions for the big data community. … In the enthusiasm around big data, there has been little discussion about what that data might uncover. Privacy issues will surface as data analytics becomes able to reveal identities by combining what was previously considered anonymous data with location and purchasing information.

For full text of this article, visit: Why You’ll Need A Big Data Ethics Expert – Global-cio – Executive.

 

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