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Big Data Ethics: Darth Vader and the Green Cross Man

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFuture Law
Publisher or commissioning bodyEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages15
DateAccepted/In press - 9 Oct 2018

Abstract

Voluntary codes of practice can assist organizations with ethical big data analysis, as a complement to current law and a way of de-risking future law. This chapter gives suggestions for such a code of practice. These include technical assistance for tracking data restrictions and obligations; separation of administration and processing roles for big data analysis; internal audits of teams' big data practices, for example by joint big data ethics committees; and procedures for preventing very harmful uses.

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