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Privacy and Big Data: The Biggest Public Policy Challenge of Our Time?

On the IAPP blog, Omer Tene writes,”If privacy regulators were the sole decision-makers determining the relative importance of values that sometimes conflict with privacy they would become the de facto regulators of all things commerce, research, security and speech.” Read the post for the point-counterpoint between Professor Paul Ohm, Omer Tene and Jules Polonetsky.

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MIT Sloan Management Review Highlights "Big Data for All" Scholarship

In a post for the MIT Sloan Management Review, Renee Boucher Ferguson considers the privacy costs involved with the use of data analytics to transform customer service.  The capability of projects such as IBM’s Watson to “to determine consumer wants and desires, even (sometimes!) before customers themselves do so” requires a new approach to privacy, […]

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Techworld: Our Internet Privacy is at risk – but not dead (yet)

With this year declared, “The Year of Privacy on Steroids” companies, policy makers and professional experts alike agree that privacy is essential but the real conversation on the matter is, where is the sliver lining? Future of Privacy Forum’s own, Jules Polonetsky, shared his own professional expertise on the topic specifically when it comes to companies tracking […]