The DESI VII Workshop titled “Using Advanced Data Analysis in eDiscovery & Related Disciplines to Identify and Protect Sensitive Information in Large Collections” was held on the Strand Campus of King’s College in London on June 12, 2017. DESI VII was particularly focused on privacy, and presented numerous papers that examined emerging protocols and novel techniques for identifying and protecting sensitive information in large collections of data, with specific references to the following four areas:
- EU Privacy Policies and the “right to be forgotten.”
- Audits and Investigations.
- Public Access Requests.
As part of the proceedings, a presentation and supporting article titled “When is a Chair not a Chair? Big Data Algorithms, Disparate Impact, and Considerations of Modular Programming” focused on the rapid growth in predictive algorithms based on “real…