Big Data: Big Challenges to Privacy and Data Protection

International Scholarly and Scientific Research & Innovation 9(1) 2015

9 Pages Posted: 23 May 2015

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Abu Bakar Munir

University of Malaya (UM) - Faculty of Law

Siti Hajar Mohd Yasin

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki

Multimedia University (MMU)

Date Written: May 21, 2015

Abstract

This paper seeks to analyse the benefits of big data and more importantly the challenges it pose to the subject of privacy and data protection. First, the nature of big data will be briefly deliberated before presenting the potential of big data in the present days. Afterwards, the issue of privacy and data protection is highlighted before discussing the challenges of implementing this issue in big data. In conclusion, the paper will put forward the debate on the adequacy of the existing legal framework in protecting personal data in the era of big data.

Keywords: Big data, data protection, information, privacy.

Suggested Citation

Munir, Abu Bakar and Mohd Yasin, Siti Hajar and Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus, Big Data: Big Challenges to Privacy and Data Protection (May 21, 2015). International Scholarly and Scientific Research & Innovation 9(1) 2015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2609229

Abu Bakar Munir (Contact Author)

University of Malaya (UM) - Faculty of Law ( email )

Kuala Lumpur, 50603
Malaysia

Siti Hajar Mohd Yasin

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) ( email )

40450 Shah Alam
Johor
Dungun, Selangor 23000
Malaysia

Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki

Multimedia University (MMU) ( email )

Jalan Multimedia
Cyberjaya, Selangor 63100
Malaysia

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