Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Book Review: Privacy and Big Data

Book Review: Privacy and Big Data by Terence Craig and Mary E. Ludloff: Publisher- O’Reilly: ISBN- 13: 978-1449305000

Privacy and Bigdata is survey of privacy philosophy and laws in USA and Europe. Book covers privacy debate in very comprehensive way across USA and Europe.

Though book is short but very extensive in its approach and provides links to related material.

It cautions us about free stuff (sic!) on internet for which we trade our personal information and compromise privacy in pieces. With advent of techniques of information aggregation any one with sufficient resources and make profile and …

Book briefly touches Australia and Canada and completely ignores rest of world especially developing counties where privacy has very different meaning in culture as well as in law.

Book is must read for any internet entrepreneur to understand privacy laws in USA and Europe.

Disclaimer: I did not get paid to review this book, and I do not stand to gain anything if you buy the book.

One can get more information about book and related topics from:

1. Amazon:
2. Publisher – Oreilly:
3. Authors Blog:
4. Federal and Trade commission:
5. Wikipedia on Internet Privacy:

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