This blog spotlights issues and topics explored in my LIS 2194: Information Ethics graduate course—Technology Ethics, Privacy, Surveillance, Data Harvesting, IoT, Intellectual Property, AI Algorithms, Independent Press, Free Speech, Censorship, Cyberhacking, Weaponized Information, National Security, Cyberbullying—as well as Ethics topics of a more general nature, such as Integrity, Equality, Truth, Justice, Accountability, Civil Discourse, Transparency, Conflicts of Interest, and Inclusion.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Facial recognition could speed up airport security, but at what risk to privacy?; CBS News, June 16, 2017
"Implementation of the use of biometrics need to be scrutinized very closely," said Jeramie Scott of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, who worries about the use of personal identifiers that cannot change.
"Increasingly, as we consolidate biometric data into big databases and we use it more and more, those databases will become targets, and the risk of data breach increases greatly," Scott explained. "