Big Data: Big Challenges to Privacy and Data Protection
International Scholarly and Scientific Research & Innovation 9(1) 2015
9 Pages Posted: 23 May 2015
Date Written: May 21, 2015
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.
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