White House enters into Big Data fray

Federal Times: Government use of Big Data “is enabling important discoveries and innovations in public safety, health care, medicine, education, energy use, agriculture, and a host of other areas,” a White House fact sheet on a newly-released review stated. “But Big Data technologies also raise challenging questions about how best to protect privacy and other values in a world where data collection will be increasingly ubiquitous, multidimensional, and permanent.”

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