EDPS calls for debate on challenges and benefits of big data

Friday 20 November 2015 | 10:17 CET | News
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, has published his opinion on the challenges of big data in which he calls for an open discussion with legislators, regulators, industry, IT experts, academics and civil society to explore how the social benefits that big data brings need to be harnessed to more effective protection of individual rights. According to the EDPS, enhanced user control is key for the responsible application of big data in the future. "The question industry and public entities must ask themselves is not whether to apply [privacy laws] to big data

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