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How The Government Plans To Protect Privacy

May 5, 2014

DATA DATA DATA: Fresh off the virtual presses: the US government's 79-page (including appendix) report, "Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values." You can get it here. The New York Times weighs in here. Our brief synopsis: There is a tidal wave of data to reckon with in the world. The report notes: "In 2011, some estimated the amount of information created and replicated would surpass 1.8 zettabytes. In 2013, estimates reached 4 zettabytes of data generated worldwide.

Schools have to cope. Last week the White House weighed in, recommending a new framework be created to guide how student data is handled. Their recommendation - ensure data collected in schools is used for educational purposes only.

How The Government Plans To Protect Privacy

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How The Government Plans To Protect Privacy

May 5, 2014

DATA DATA DATA: Fresh off the virtual presses: the US government's 79-page (including appendix) report, "Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values." You can get it here. The New York Times weighs in here. Our brief synopsis: There is a tidal wave of data to reckon with in the world. The report notes: "In 2011, some estimated the amount of information created and replicated would surpass 1.8 zettabytes. In 2013, estimates reached 4 zettabytes of data generated worldwide.

Schools have to cope. Last week the White House weighed in, recommending a new framework be created to guide how student data is handled. Their recommendation - ensure data collected in schools is used for educational purposes only.

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