Tag: data privacy

Momentum Builds for a ‘Data Labor Movement’

Apr 12, 2018 |

The abuse of social media data highlighted this week by two days of media-trained testimony by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg shines a spotlight on the privacy tradeoffs inherent in the widespread use of convenient, addictive applications. Read more…

Critics Warn GDPR Will Slow AI Deployments

Apr 10, 2018 |

Pending European data privacy rules that also address “automated decision-making” are increasingly seen as having a broad impact on enterprise deployment of AI applications, prompting a U.S.-based group to predict the rules will stymie development within the European Union. Read more…

Data, Security Frameworks Emerge For IoT

Dec 13, 2016 |

The U.S. requires a national strategy to coordinate private sector efforts to deploy the Internet of Things (IoT) that includes data security and interoperability standards, according to a report released this week by the Center for Data Innovation. Read more…

U.S. Visa Program Would Scan Social Media Data

Sep 6, 2016 |

Data industry groups are cautioning the government to take a middle course on a proposal to collect social media data about foreign travelers entering the U.S. under a visa waiver program. Read more…

‘Liquid’ Data Seen as Engine of Economic Growth

Oct 9, 2014 |

The free flow of data, especially government data, on open platforms could generate more than $1 trillion in annual U.S. economic activity, according to a recent global survey. That forecast depends however on greater investment in data analysis tools and regulatory safeguards that would make data more “liquid.” Read more…

States Seek to Backstop U.S. Data Privacy Laws

Sep 25, 2014 |

California is poised to become the first state to restrict the use of student data by third-party technology vendors.

Two student data privacy bills were sent to California Gov. Read more…