Big Data, Privacy, and Trusted Web: What Needs to Be Done

This is the second part of the paper: D. Helbing and S. Balietti, From social data mining to forecasting socio-economic crises. EPJ Special Topics 195, 3-68 (2011)

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Dirk Helbing

ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)

Stefano Balietti

ETH Zurich

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

This perspective paper discusses challenges and risks of the information age, and the implications for the information and communication technologies that need to be built and operated. It addresses ethical and policy issues related with Big Data and how procedures for privacy-preserving data analyses can be established. It further proposes a concept for a future, self-organising and trusted Web and discusses recommended legal regulations as well as the infrastructure and institutions needed.

Keywords: Digital Economy, Internet, Privacy, Trust, Reputation, Security

JEL Classification: A13, D18, J70, O30

Suggested Citation

Helbing, Dirk and Balietti, Stefano, Big Data, Privacy, and Trusted Web: What Needs to Be Done (2011). This is the second part of the paper: D. Helbing and S. Balietti, From social data mining to forecasting socio-economic crises. EPJ Special Topics 195, 3-68 (2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2322082

Dirk Helbing (Contact Author)

ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) ( email )

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
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Zurich, 8092
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Stefano Balietti

ETH Zurich ( email )

CER-ETH Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
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Zurich, 8092
Switzerland

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