Data Protection undermined by De-Anonymization in Big Data Analytics?

The analysis of large volumes of structured and unstructured data from a wide variety of sources and the creation of correlations between data in the data processing process creates the risk that conclusions about a specific person can increasingly be drawn from factual data. Big data analytics can lead to a de-anonymization of data. Although technical procedures exist that make it more difficult to establish a personal reference from anonymized data, such procedures are in part technically complicated. In order to reduce risk, organization, technology and the law must increasingly work together.


Table of Contents:

1. Big Data – Basics and Problem
1.1 Characteristics
1.2 Legal embedding and problem areas
2. Anonymization and de-anonymization of data
2.1 The process of anonymization
2.2 Risk of de-anonymization
2.3 Legal requirements in Europe?
3. Management of big data and possible solutions
3.1 Big Data Governance
3.2 Risk mitigation during data processing
4. Outlook

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Data Protection undermined by De-Anonymization in Big Data Analytics?

E-commerce and the Sharing Economy in the European Union – An overview of contract law

End of 2015 – in the course of the digital internal market strategy – the European Commission has introduced a reform package for a modernised contract law in e-commerce. Within this, the updated regulation for online retailing and the providing of digital content are paramount. Truly worth discussing are the regulatory aspects of scopes, conformity and legal remedies in particular, being critically evaluated hereafter. Moreover, the article examines the current developments around the sharing economy in the European Union as well as the corresponding future legal environment.

 

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