Why ethical guard rails are vital in a world run on big data

As the public hearings of the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods draw to a close, the realm of views that have been considered has stretched far and wide.

Experts from a host of countries, in areas as diverse as communication, computer science, foreign policy, international relations, law and religious studies, have shared their insights on the risks and dangers of online falsehoods, as well as the measures needed to tackle them.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 29, 2018, with the headline 'Why ethical guard rails are vital in a world run on big data'. Print Edition | Subscribe