Elliott School researchers updating international data governance map

January 31, 2022

Experts in data informatics said the project is an accessible compilation of various data governance factors that can help national governments determine which attributes need improvement to better democracies.

Jim Samuel, the executive director of the informatics program at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, said the principle behind the data governance consists of national governments respecting individuals and entities’ rights associated with data like images and statements.

He said the project can analyze whether data ownership in countries is protected and motivate national governments to behave more responsibly with data governance strategies.

GW Hatchet, January 31, 2022

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