Trump Administration Releases Draft Framework for the Ethical Use of Data

NextGov: A team of federal data experts released a draft Data Ethics Framework with seven core tenets their colleagues need to keep in mind as agencies increase their use of data for decision making.

Data—especially at the scale and granularity collected by the federal government—is a powerful tool. But democratic governments that fail to use data ethically run the risk of losing the public’s trust and, in turn, their willingness to give their personal data over to agencies.

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