Big Data, Privacy, and Trusted Web: What Needs to Be Done
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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)
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 33
Keywords: Digital Economy, Internet, Privacy, Trust, Reputation, Security
JEL Classification: A13, D18, J70, O30
Date posted: September 8, 2013