Discussion Assignment Question
Mod2-Big data concept.jpgIn Chapter 3 of the course textbook, the authors describe how the U.S. military in Afghanistan used a massive data mining system, referred to as Nexus 7, to better understand the Afghan society (Turban, Volonino, & Wood, 2015, pp. 97-98). Worldwide print and broadcast media often present data that debates whether or not our societies have arrived at an “Orwellian 1984” state where government agencies, through the utilization of extensive data mining technologies, watch our every move and know our every written and spoken thought.
It is alleged that government agencies such as the NSA, CIA, and FBI in the U.S. engage in data mining your personal information for the purpose of protecting the national security. Should we be concerned about such data mining and that “dirty data” lacking in integrity and deemed untrustworthy might be stored? Explain in details