Bloomberg, BrightHive and Data for Democracy Launch Initiative to Develop Data Science Code of Ethics

Sep 29, 2017 4:20 PM ET

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NEW YORK, September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ — At Bloomberg’s 2017 Data for Good Exchange, the fourth annual conference exploring how data science can help solve problems for social good, a partnership was announced between Bloomberg, BrightHive and Data for Democracy to develop a code of ethics for data scientists from the ground up. Called the “Community Principles on Ethical Data Sharing (CPEDS),” this code of ethics will provide a set of guidelines about responsible data sharing and collaboration.

“When data scientists are entrusted with the most private and valuable data out there, the data science community must work to deserve the trust of those whose data we are holding,” said Gideon Mann, Bloomberg’s head of data science.

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