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Real-life Examples of Ethical and Societal Implications of Big Data: New Summary Report by e-SIDES

Beyond research.

Big data technologies are taking the world by storm. In this summary, e-SIDES outlines a number of striking rea-life examples of the main ethical, legal and socio-economic implications of big data technologies, including privacy abuses, lack of transparency, potential discrimination and lack of accountability.

Building on the research presented in the Deliverable D2.2 published in August 2017, we have looked for practical cases of these issues around the world. Here we present some interesting stories about how big data technologies can impact our life and business.

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