How Americans Feel About Spying and Big Data Collection
National Journal - The Newseum
In light of the recent disclosure of NSA surveillance and spying, National Journal discusses the role of privacy and transparency in the new economy of big data.As technology becomes progressively nimble and pervasive, how do Americans feel about its impact on their personal privacy? Drawing on top findings from the Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll, this insightful briefing will explore a variety of privacy issues, including how government and business can use technology and "big data" to collaborate with the public to support growth and prosperity, to the tension between the increased collection and use of personal data. Thought leaders will discuss poll highlights on the benefits, and concerns over privacy as they relate to personal, economic and political use of private information.