January 12, 2016 - Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Big Data, Big Challenges: FTC Report Warns of Potential Discriminatory Effects of Big Data

CybersecurityIn a new report on “Big Data,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) declines to call for new laws but makes clear that it will continue to aggressively use the tools it already has to police unfair or deceptive—or otherwise illegal—uses of big data.  Businesses that conduct big data analytics, or that use the results of such analysis, should familiarize themselves with the report, to help ensure that their practices do not raise issues. Click here to read the full alert.