Big data and the future for privacy

Big data and the future for privacy Phuah Eng Chye (18 January 2020) Privacy advocates acknowledge the emergence of big data has diminished the ability to regulate privacy. Neil M. Richards and Jonathan King note “many technologists and futurists predict a digital future in which privacy has no place. Others argue that the benefits of … “Big data and the future for privacy”

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The economics and regulation of privacy

The economics and regulation of privacy Phuah Eng Chye (4 January 2020) Privacy is a branch of information economics. Alessandro Acquisti, Curtis Taylor and Liad Wagman notes “the value and regulation of information assets have been among the most interesting areas of economic research since Hayek’s 1945 treatise on the use of knowledge in society…Seminal … “The economics and regulation of privacy”

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The debate on regulating surveillance

The debate on regulating surveillance Phuah Eng Chye (21 December 2019) These warnings are commonplace, but they are rarely very specific. Other than the vague threat of an Orwellian dystopia, as a society we don’t really know why surveillance is bad and why we should be wary of it. To the extent that the answer … “The debate on regulating surveillance”

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