Privacy

MarkeZine Report: JR Commuters Reject Sale of Anonymized Data to Hitachi

The current data driven economy has encouraged the selling and buying of anonymized big data. Although the data is anonymous, there have been cases in which an individual was identified. This year, Japan Railways (JR) East was found to be selling data to Hitachi regarding the movement of train commuters so that Hitachi could improve its

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Partner Webcast: Schneier & Zittrain

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University was founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development. We represent a network of faculty, students, fellows, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and virtual architects working to identify and engage with the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace. The Berkman

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Big Data 2013: Nohyoung Park

Topic: Privacy, Cloud Computing, & Big Data

There are both new and old privacy concerns associated with services and product offerings residing on the Cloud and employing Big Data. At issue is the distinction being made between “big” and “personal” data, the conditions under which these differently sourced data are used and mixed, and ultimately who owns the new product?

How is the arrival of the Cloud and Big Data era changing the debate with regard to privacy in Japan and Korea? Is a common approach possible and/or desirable between Japan and Korea as an example for others in Asia — given their position as the most technologically advanced countries in Asia with vibrant civil societies and respect for individual rights? What would be the key elements of such an approach?

Speaker:

Professor Nohyoung Park is currently the Dean of School of Law, and the Director of the Cyber Law Centre at Korea University. His main interests cover international economic law, negotiation and mediation, and cyber security and privacy.

Big Data 2013: Question & Answer II

Topics: Privacy, Cloud Computing, & Big Data There are both new and old privacy concerns associated with services and product offerings residing on the Cloud and employing Big Data. At issue is the distinction being made between “big” and “personal” data, the conditions under which these differently sourced data are used and mixed, and ultimately

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Big Data 2013: Fumio Shimpo

Topic: Privacy, Cloud Computing, & Big Data There are both new and old privacy concerns associated with services and product offerings residing on the Cloud and employing Big Data. At issue is the distinction being made between “big” and “personal” data, the conditions under which these differently sourced data are used and mixed, and ultimately who

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Big Data 2013: Jeff Gould

Topics: Privacy, Cloud Computing, & Big Data There are both new and old privacy concerns associated with services and product offerings residing on the Cloud and employing Big Data. At issue is the distinction being made between “big” and “personal” data, the conditions under which these differently sourced data are used and mixed, and ultimately

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Nikkei IT Pro Report: Privacy Advisory Board Recommendations

The Japanese government’s IT Strategy Headquarter is considering amendments to existing laws regarding the protection and security of personal information. Nevertheless, several problems continue to stall progress. Corporations involved in the discussion are primarily concerned with the economic benefits of big data utilization, such as extracting individual user history records to develop marketing strategies. It

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Nikkei Report: Growing Concern over the Use of Big Data

Big Data is generating strong interest among Japanese companies these days. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, use of Big Data has expanded in industries, such as retailing, manufacturing and transportation. Companies are gathering data on their customers, but since they are complying with the existing personal information law there is technically no legal

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