Big Data Ethics

Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Chandra M. M. Kotteti, Sarhan M. Musa


Since the dawn of the Internet, the quantity of data has exponentially increased. Data have become so readily available that the battle to protect individual liberties seems increasingly challenging accepted social and ethical norms. It is time for academics and researchers to reflect on the ethical, legal, social, and political implications of big data. The ethics of big data requires urgent regulatory and policy responses. This paper provides a brief coverage of big data ethics.

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