Article Spotlight: Regulating Big Data

November 20, 2012

Companies around the world increasingly collect and process vast amounts of customer data, particularly data tracking consumer behavior on the Web.

It's a phenomenon commonly referred to as Big Data, and it has generated widespread debate over a host of issues. What should companies do with such data? How can it be used profitably? How should it be treated? Should there be laws governing its use? Internationally recognized safeguards for consumer privacy? And how do U.S. companies stay competitive as more countries learn how to process and interpret such data?

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