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Professor Vasant Dhar weighs in on the ethics of using real-time cellphone data in disease tracking and public health efforts

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Excerpt from Fast Company -- "Vasant Dhar, an artificial intelligence researcher and professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, says some countries are working on systems that could more easily free up data for such projects. A data protection bill on the table in India would create an app where people can collect and view their data, for instance. It would also appoint a “data fiduciary” to each account, someone who would act as a gatekeeper to a person’s data."

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