Bias peril seen in big-data use

White House review tries to predict trends, avert abuse

Posted: April 27, 2014 at 5:41 a.m.

A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information can be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment even as it makes their lives easier in many ways.

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