Keeping the #RDFbuda energy buzzing

There was some serious responsible data energy produced in Budapest this week! It’s 2:15am but I’m still buzzing. Thanks so much @engnroom & @aspirationtech for three amazing days at #RDFbuda — max richman (@richmanmax) October 2, 2014 Aspiration led the RDF Responsible Resource Sprint at the home of Open Society Archives. In many ways this […]

This can help you with: Awareness-RaisingGetting DataManaging dataResponding to crisisSharing Data
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Published on: 3 Oct 2014
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The Big Picture: Key Milestones and Questions for Ethical Data Projects

Last week, Christopher and Kristin participated in the Ethics of Data in Civil Society workshop hosted by Stanford PACS’s Digital Civil Society Lab (you can catch some of the action using the Twitter hashtag #EoD14). This participatory workshop, facilitated by Aspiration (Gunner and Misty), brought together leaders from fields of research, humanitarian, ethics, civil society and the […]

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Published on: 25 Sep 2014
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Modeling Consent Policies for Civil Society Data

Warning: this is a blogpost for the especially interested or very particular type of geek. It goes deep into the weeds, in order to suggest how civil society organizations should determine appropriate content for consent policies.   There are a number of thorny ethical issues that accompany data’s tremendous potential for civil society, and consent […]

This can help you with: Getting Data
Issue areas: Informed consent
Published on: 24 Sep 2014
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Responsible Data Forum on Private Sector Data Sharing

This post is crossposted at Global Pulse and Data & Society Research Institute. On July 24th, approximately 30 experts from private sector, academia, civil society, law, and philanthropy convened in New York for a Responsible Data Forum on the topic of private sector data sharing for the public good. The topic of “data philanthropy” is ripe for exploration and interrogation, […]

This can help you with: Sharing Data
Issue areas: Identity, anonymity & privacyInformed consent
Published on: 25 Aug 2014
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Liveblog: Responsible Data Forum on Hosting

Today we’re pleased to be holding a Responsible Data Forum on Hosting at the offices of our friends at Greenhost and Free Press Unlimited in Amsterdam. This Forum – co-hosted by Huridocs, Greenhost and the engine room – will cover issues related to responsible web hosting for advocacy data. We’ll be updating this liveblog throughout […]

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Published on: 14 May 2014
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What happened in Oakland

On March 6th we kicked off the first event for the Responsible Data Forum together with Aspiration. About fifty thinkers and doers gathered in Oakland, California, bringing perspectives from national advocacy outfits, international support organizations, tech firms and research organizations. There was some live blogging and a couple of write ups describing how it unfolded, the […]

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Published on: 31 Mar 2014
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Liveblog: Responsible Data Forum

09:00AM The first Responsible Data Forum is about to kick off! The room is filling up with participants, spirits are high and brains are firing up. The room is composed of a large and diverse group of people interested in defining the perils and pitfalls, best practices and collaborations around responsibility in data collection from […]

Published on: 6 Mar 2014
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