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Privacy Concerns and the Monetization of Big Data

Privacy Concerns and the Monetization of Big Data

It is easy to get caught up in the greatness of Big Data analytics. It’s a marketer’s dream: tracking customer activity; understanding what he or she is thinking, doing—using this information to transform every interaction into unexpected delight. To know the customer is to love the customer, and companies everywhere are showing that love through […]

The Impact of the U.S. Patriot Act on Cloud Data Privacy: The Myths, the Rumors and the Reality | Article

The Impact of the U.S. Patriot Act on Cloud Data Privacy: The Myths, the Rumors and the Reality | Article

There’s a rumor circulating in Europe, igniting fear and paranoia among businesses and consumers alike:  Big Brother is alive and well and living in a U.S.-based cloud. Allow us to explain. In November of 2011, two European companies announced the creation of the first fully European “Database-as-a-Service” cloud offering – one that provided a “safe […]

Legal Voice: If There’s a Data Security Breach, Who’s Responsible and Who Pays the Fine? | Article

Legal Voice: If There’s a Data Security Breach, Who’s Responsible and Who Pays the Fine? | Article

Data security has become the number one issue in outsourcing contract negotiations, reports John Delaney of Morrison & Foerster. Buyers believe suppliers have superior processes, so they should be responsible for security breaches. But suppliers know no system is immune. Here’s how to handle the conflict.