Yesterday, May 1, was a big day for privacy in the news. The White House issued 2 reports on the privacy implications of Big Data, and the Florida legislature overhauled the state’s security breach notification law, strengthening and adding several new requirements relating to data security and breach notification.

The Podesta Report - “Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values”


In January of this year President Obama asked John Podesta to lead a ninety (90) day study to examine the changes big data technology will have on our lives and the future of individual privacy. The study, entitled “Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values,” was released yesterday, May 1, 2014. A full copy of this report is available here.