Tag Archive for privacy

Does Big Data Mean the End of Privacy?

Facebook: The privacy saga continues

by Angela Guess Sean Young recently wrote for Time.com, “Does the rise of big data mean the downfall of privacy? Mobile technologies now allow companies to map our every physical move, while our online activity is tracked click by click. Throughout 2014, BuzzFeed’s quizzes convinced millions of users to divulge seemingly private responses to a…

Does Privacy Exist Anymore?

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by Angela Guess Steven Norton of The Wall Street Journal recently wrote, “Richard Clarke, former senior White House cybersecurity adviser and current chairman and chief executive of cybersecurity service provider Good Harbor Security Risk Management LLC, writes in the WSJ’s 125th anniversary issue about the future of privacy… ‘Will enough people object to stop the insatiable demands…

White House Reveals Findings of Big Data & Privacy Working Group

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by Angela Guess John Podesta recently wrote on the White House blog, “In January, President Obama asked me to lead a wide-ranging review of ‘big data’ and privacy—to explore how these technologies are changing our economy, our government, and our society, and to consider their implications for our personal privacy… Over the course of 90 days, we met…

The Intersection of Big Data, Privacy, and Government

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by Angela Guess Elena Malykhina of Information Week reports, “White House counselor John Podesta is leading a 90-day government study that explores the intersection of big data and privacy. According to Podesta, now is the time to take a closer look at big data analytics and other comprehensive data-mining techniques that could shape future policies. ‘The…

White House Co-hosting Big Data and Privacy Workshop at MIT

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by Angela Guess The MIT Technology Review reports, “As part of President Barack Obama’s call for a review of privacy issues in the context of increased digital information, MIT and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will cohost a daylong workshop on big data and privacy March 3 at MIT. The event, ‘Big Data and…

Privacy Matters: Keys to Proper Data Integration

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by Angela Guess Shaun Russell of Informatica recently wrote for Finextra, “A data integration hub is a proven system which provides a self service model for publishing data. Such a hub can enable certain information to be made readily available for a variety of users. However, for those who deploy such hubs for regulated and sensitive…

The White House on Big Data and Privacy

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by Angela Guess John Podesta of the White House blog wrote yesterday, “Last Friday, the President spoke to the American people, and the international community, about how to keep us safe from terrorism in a changing world while upholding America’s commitment to liberty and privacy that our values and Constitution require. Our national security challenges are real,…

Can Privacy Exist in a Big Data World?

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by Angela Guess John Naughton of The Guardian reports, “Watching the legal system deal with the internet is like watching somebody trying to drive a car by looking only in the rear-view mirror. The results are amusing and predictable but not really interesting. On the other hand, watching the efforts of regulators – whether national ones such…

Calendars Get Smart With Tempo.AI

SRI International, which spearheaded the CALO (Cognitive Agent That Learns and Organizes) intelligent assistant for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), has had more than one semantic project up its sleeve. One of them was Tempo.AI, which was spun off by SRI at the end of 2011. Earlier this year, the smart calendar app for…