Australian Financial Review: Big data belongs to the people, says Productivity Commission

Posted by Christian Manie On November 02, 2016 Policy

AFR – Nov. 3, 2016: Incumbent business and entrenched sectors across the economy from finance, communications to healthcare and transport face a wave of disruption and innovation if a bold Productivity Commission proposal to give consumers a powerful new “right” to access their data gets up.

Adopting an unashamedly “consumer first” approach to the issue of managing the cascading volumes of personal data being created and collected, the Productivity Commission is also calling for governments to escalate how much information they release.

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