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Helpful Or Creepy? Avoid Crossing The Line With Big Data

One of the most discussed concerns surrounding big data today is privacy. While many powerful analytics are possible with the detailed data that is now collected on each of us, the sensitive nature of much of that data requires rethinking data practices and applications. This can include everything from how data is stored, to the nature of privacy policies, to the legal ramifications of the storage and use of data.

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Is Big Data At Risk Of Unleashing Big Brother

Privacy is always a flash point. With the advent of big data, privacy is only going to be even more of a concern. The fact is that many sources of big data contain highly detailed information on what people are doing. While there are many very valid uses for most of these big data sources, it is critical that companies, governments, and other institutions, such as universities, take privacy very seriously.

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