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Kerry To Work on Privacy, Big Data at MIT


December 18, 2013

Cameron Kerry, former acting secretary and general counsel of the Department of Commerce, will join the MIT Media Lab as a visiting scholar, MIT News reports. Kerry will work with Prof. Alex “Sandy” Pentland and the Human Dynamics research group on topics related to privacy and personal data ownership as well as on Pentland’s Big Data for Public Good research initiative, the report states. Pentland said Kerry will be “instrumental in bringing together key players, including governments, multilateral organizations and multinational corporations.”
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