FTC Published Big Data Standards

January 8, 2016

On Wednesday, January 6, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission released guidance on “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?”  The report outlines how companies should treat Big Data in the context of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Equal Opportunity Laws and the Federal Trade Commission Act.


The FTC plans to hold a “PrivacyCon” on January 14, 2016, to analyze these and other privacy issues.