DHS sets policies for ‘unidirectional social media’ tools and personal information
By Alice Lipowicz, Federal Computer Week, Mar 24, 2011
The Homeland Security Department has trained its employees not to collect personal data from individuals with whom they interact via social media tools such as widgets, mobile applications, text messages and Real Simple Syndication feeds, according to a report from the department’s Office of the Chief Privacy Officer. …
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Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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