Report on the Beware of Surveillance Design Symposium

Source: GPS by Design

Saturday, Jan. 28 marks International Data Privacy Day and Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner Dr. Ann Cavoukian held a Beware of Surveillance Design Symposium to discuss the Canadian government’s proposed “lawful access” legislation.

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Marie Wallace: Privacy by design: humanizing analytics

Source: GPS by Design

One big ethical question looms over all the excitement about the potential of big data: how do we maintain privacy while gleaning insight from all of this collected information? Marie Wallace offers some fresh thinking on the topic. One of the ideas she shares is to encourage transparency…to have retailers share some of the assumptions they’re making about us – as they’re advertising to us.

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