Excellent - thanks Jeff. Just leaving for SFO to present a paper on Ethical Data Handling.
R Sent from my iPod On 14 May 2014, at 15:59, "=JeffH" <jeff.hod...@kingsmountain.com> wrote: > And, building upon Solove's work, there's this... > > > Big Data Ethics > http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2384174 > > Neil M. Richards > Jonathan H. King > > January 23, 2014 > > Wake Forest Law Review, 2014 > > Abstract: > > We are on the cusp of a "Big Data" Revolution, in which increasingly large > datasets are mined for important predictions and often surprising insights. > The predictions and decisions this revolution will enable will transform our > society in ways comparable to the Industrial Revolution. We are now at a > critical moment; big data uses today will be sticky and will settle both > default norms and public notions of what is "no big deal" regarding big data > predictions for years to come. > > In this paper, we argue that big data, broadly defined, is producing > increased powers of institutional awareness and power that require the > development of a Big Data Ethics. We are building a new digital society, and > the values we build or fail to build into our new digital structures will > define us. Critically, if we fail to balance the human values that we care > about, like privacy, confidentiality, transparency, identity and free choice > with the compelling uses of big data, our Big Data Society risks abandoning > these values for the sake of innovation and expediency. > > In Part I, we trace the origins and rapid growth of the Information > Revolution. In Part II, we call for the development of a "Big Data Ethics," a > set of four related principles that should govern data flows in our > information society, and inform the establishment of big data norms. First, > we must recognize "privacy" as an inevitable system of information rules > rather than merely secrecy. Second, we must recognize that shared private > information can remain "confidential." Third, we must recognize that big data > requires transparency. Fourth, we must recognize that big data can compromise > identity. In Part III, we suggest how we might integrate big data ethics into > our society. Law will be an important part of Big Data Ethics, but so too > must the establishment of ethical principles and best practices that guide > government, corporations, and users. We must all be part of the conversation, > and part of the solution. Big Data Ethics are for everyone. > > _______________________________________________ > ietf-privacy mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ietf-privacy _______________________________________________ ietf-privacy mailing list email@example.com https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ietf-privacy