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Locus Charter
Helping to use location data ethically
and responsibly
FOSS4G UK Virtual
Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Background
• Funded by PlaceFund part of the Omidyar
Network
• Complementary program in USA EthicalGeo
• Thought leadershi...
Objectives
• Help people better understand the
arena of geospatial data ethics
• Real-world tools and applications
• Addre...
What’s involved?
• Summit series (now virtual)
• Entrepreneur Program
• Tool for understanding ethical implications of dev...
Locus Charter
Why?
• Ethical location can be hard to understand
• Most practioners want to do the right thing
• Not enough practical gui...
Locus Charter (& framework)
The Locus Charter is an international set of principles and guidance for the ethical and respo...
In development
• Principles – location truth, precision vs privacy, location evidence
for good decisions
• Values – transp...
Location Data Lifecycle
Plan Collect Verify
Process / Analyse Publish / Visualise
After project –
store, repurpose,
mainta...
Timeline
Writing workshops
UK, Europe, India, Asia, Pacific, Nth
America & Sth America
June–July
Finalise wording for publ...
How do I get involved?
• Share your thoughts and ideas – what would most help you to be
a responsible and ethical location...
Data, power, and
the pandemic:
could managing
disease drive
more data
colonialism?
Friday 19 June 2020 at 2pm BST https://...
Keep in touch
denise.mckenzie@geovation.uk
www.benchmarkinitiative.com
Images used with thanks to Unsplash artists
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FOSS4G UK: Locus Charter: Helping to use location data ethically and responsibly

  1. 1. Locus Charter Helping to use location data ethically and responsibly FOSS4G UK Virtual Wednesday, 17 June 2020
  2. 2. Background • Funded by PlaceFund part of the Omidyar Network • Complementary program in USA EthicalGeo • Thought leadership program • Ethical Application of Location Data
  3. 3. Objectives • Help people better understand the arena of geospatial data ethics • Real-world tools and applications • Address risks and opportunities • Generate international discussion • Create positive impact in the global geospatial community
  4. 4. What’s involved? • Summit series (now virtual) • Entrepreneur Program • Tool for understanding ethical implications of development data • Methods of anonymisation for multi-modal transport data • Location Data Ethics web game • Ethical methods for tracing apps (starting soon) • Locus Charter
  5. 5. Locus Charter
  6. 6. Why? • Ethical location can be hard to understand • Most practioners want to do the right thing • Not enough practical guidance on how • Lots of guides about data generally but none focused on location • Public concern about tracing apps, geofencing in law enforcement, privacy • Need for a better language to communicate what we are doing with location data
  7. 7. Locus Charter (& framework) The Locus Charter is an international set of principles and guidance for the ethical and responsible practice in using location data. Our Vision • A world where location data is utilized for the betterment of the world and all species that live in it. Who we are • An international collaboration of governments, organisations and individual practitioners seeking to ensure the ethical use of location data throughout the world. Audience • The Charter is aimed at practitioners using location data and as well as policy and decision makers responsible for activities that create, collect, analyse and store location data.
  8. 8. In development • Principles – location truth, precision vs privacy, location evidence for good decisions • Values – transparency, communication, trust • Unintended harms & consequences • Related guidance and frameworks e.g. ODI Data Ethics Canvas, Charter of Trust (Cyber), UN Privacy framework for Big Data and AI, etc) • Regional & National related legislation e.g. GDPR
  9. 9. Location Data Lifecycle Plan Collect Verify Process / Analyse Publish / Visualise After project – store, repurpose, maintain……
  10. 10. Timeline Writing workshops UK, Europe, India, Asia, Pacific, Nth America & Sth America June–July Finalise wording for public release End July Release for public input August Review & revise September Launch Charter / Framework October
  11. 11. How do I get involved? • Share your thoughts and ideas – what would most help you to be a responsible and ethical location data practitioner? • Participate in a workshop & review the charter • Working on a related project/research? Get in touch! • Have an amazing case study where location data was used ethically or one where there were unintended harms? Please share • Email: denise.mckenzie@geovation.uk • Register interest: www.benchmarkinitiative.com
  12. 12. Data, power, and the pandemic: could managing disease drive more data colonialism? Friday 19 June 2020 at 2pm BST https://benchmarkinitiative.com/event Chair: Jessica Abrahams, Deputy Editor, Devex - Payal Arora, Professor Erasmus University Rotterdam, author of the Next Billion Users - Nick Couldry, co-author of The Costs of Connection - Jean Philbert MD Commons Project Foundation Africa, former Minister of ICT Rwanda
  13. 13. Keep in touch denise.mckenzie@geovation.uk www.benchmarkinitiative.com Images used with thanks to Unsplash artists

FOSS4G UK presentation delivered on 17 June 2020 https://uk.osgeo.org/foss4gukonline2020/

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