72°

Topics

Penny Pritzker
White House to review use of Americans' personal info
White House to review use of Americans' personal info

WASHINGTON – White House advisor John Podesta took on a new role Thursday as the administration’s “big data” point person, launching a sweeping review of how the government and businesses use large caches of personal information – and what effect that has on privacy. A week after President Obama announced that Podesta would take the lead on the project, Podesta said he would spend the next 90 days looking at the way personal data are collected, stored and analyzed. “We are undergoing a revolution in the way that information about our purchases, our conversations, our social networks, our movements and even our physical identities are collected, stored,...

Loading