Aug 122010
 August 12, 2010  Posted by  Featured News, Govt

Elizabeth Montalbano reports:

The technology-research arm of the U.S. military has released a new set of privacy principles to guide all of its future R&D projects.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA’s) new principles are aimed at ensuring that any programs that may raise privacy issues are “designed and implemented in a responsible and ethical fashion,” according to a White House blog post attributed to Tom Kalil, deputy director for Policy at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy He acknowledged that DARPA’s role “working at the technology and security frontiers” can inherently lead to “tension between the value of having access to information and the importance of respecting personal privacy.”

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