Governing Big Data

Open Access Journal | ISSN: 2183-2463

Governing Big Data


  • Andrej J. Zwitter Faculty of Law, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Amelia Hadfield Department of Psychology, Politics and Sociology, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK


Abstract  2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day through pictures, messages, gps-data, etc. "Big Data" is seen simultaneously as the new Philosophers Stone and Pandora's box: a source of great knowledge and power, but equally, the root of serious problems.


Keywords  Big Data; privacy; research


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Publication Date  14 April 2014


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/pag.v2i1.2


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