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Big Data Ethics: 8 Key Facts To Ponder

There’s a lot of gray area when it comes to the ethical collection, use, and analysis of data. Consider these 8 issues organizations should ponder when assessing their data use practices.

The volume and types of data describing individuals and organizations continue to expand, and this trend will continue as sensors make their way into more of the everyday items we use. There are fine lines that separate the use and misuse of data, and some industry associations are addressing the issue head-on with ethical guidelines. While organizations usually have stated privacy policies, more could be done to ensure the ethical use of data.

Source: informationweek.com
Author: Lisa Morgan

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