Mapping the Impact of Fusion

Data-extracting technology is everywhere. From smartwatches to CCTV cameras, we are surrounded by devices that capture revealing information about our behaviors, interests, beliefs, and location.

In isolation, one or two of these datapoints may seem inconsequential. But what happens when a technology automates analysis of the data we create as we go about our lives? Explore the impact of data fusion by accessing the interactive tool below.

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Data Fusion Question Set

The Carnegie Ethics Accelerator has compiled a list of questions you can ask law enforcement agencies that have acquired or are in the process of acquiring data fusion technology.

From this resource, you can download and print a PDF version of the questions to take to local town hall or city council meetings.

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Additional Resources on Data Fusion

Ethics Accelerator Convenings on Data Fusion

Workshop 1

May 17, 2023
New York, NY

Workshop 2

February 14, 2024
Carnegie Council
New York, NY

Data Fusion FAQs

Find answers to commonly asked questions about data fusion and its impact on society below.

  • How do law enforcement agencies use data fusion technology?
  • What kinds of data can be monitored and collated by fusion technology?
  • How can individuals protect their anonymity?
  • and more...
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