Guarding Against Misuse of Data
In an article on The Tyranny of Big Data
Mark Buchanan identifies three approaches to reducing the dangers of the misuse of "big data" in contemporary society. He notes that controlling how data is used, sharing access to data (particularly for those contributing the individual data), and making the decisions driven by data more transparent to those affected would each make misuse less likely. What do you think of these approaches? Are they sufficient to guard against misuse? Are there other approaches that we should be exploring? Which existing institutions should be involved in promoting responsible use of data?