DOI: 10.12924/pag2014.02010001 |Publication Date: 20 January 2014

Governing Big Data

Andrej J. Zwitter 1, * and Amelia Hadfield 2
1 Faculty of Law, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2 Department of Psychology, Politics and Sociology, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
* Corresponding author
Abstract: 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day through pictures, messages, gps-data, etc. "Big Data" is seen simultaneously as the new Philosophers Stone and Pandora's box: a source of great knowledge and power, but equally, the root of serious problems.

Keywords: Big Data; privacy; research


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