Monday, January 30, 2012

Big Data and Privacy at the World Economic Forum

A 2012 report released by the World Economic Forum, titled, “Big Data, Big Impact: New Possibilities for International Development,” outlines some of the possibilities data can bring around the globe to business and education. It also warns of its potential privacy implications.
"Privacy and security concerns must be addressed before firms, governments and individuals can be convinced to share data more openly." - from "Big Data, Big Impact," report by the World Economic Forum
Sources:
(a) At Davos, Discussions of a Global Data Deluge - New York Times, January 25, 2012

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