There are also three recommendations that Podesta is encouraging Obama to
order the federal government to take up, including extending existing
privacy protections to non-U.S. citizens and people not in the country, and
ensuring that data collected in schools is only used for educational
purposes. Additionally, the report calls on the federal government to build
up the capability to be able to spot discriminatory uses of “big data” by
companies and the government. “The detailed personal profiles held about
many consumers, combined with automated, algorithm-driven decision-making,
could lead—intentionally or inadvertently—to discriminatory outcomes, or
what some are already calling “digital redlining,” Podesta warned.
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