When organisations pass data to each other, it brings up a range of questions about who owns the data, how it should be treated and who is responsible for acting on the results.
Corporations such as Western Union, Google, and J.P. Morgan Chase are analyzing data that can reveal financial transactions or other evidence of human trafficking. When this data is shared with human rights groups and researchers, it brings up yet-unanswered questions about who has a responsibility to act if a human rights abuse is uncovered, and who has the responsibility to report and monitor that situation.
Would your organisation be happy to share information with a private-sector organisation? How would you deal with these issues? Let us know in the comments or contact [at] responsibledata [dot] io.