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William M. Pottenger describes the safeguards in creating technology to protect civil liberties.

Data mining technologies and techniques can give law enforcement agencies the edge they need to catch criminals and stop terrorists, but they also raise concerns about respecting personal privacy and civil liberties. New research by William M. Pottenger, a research professor of computer science at Rutgers University and CEO of Intuidex, has lead to the creation of DI-HOPE-KD, a suite of knowledge discovery tools that integrate powerful data mining tactics while guarding civil liberties and due process. In this interview, Pottenger discusses the challenges in creating DI-HOPE-KD and describes the safeguards in the technology to protect civil liberties.

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