From Feed: Government and Big Data: Friend or Foe?

Not everything that we do online is accessible to companies and governments without a warrant, but most of the data is. The accumulation of our online footprint and its collection could be called the “big data� but how big is the Big Data in reality?

Note: The relevance of the information is based on the country of interest, as legal standards for data collection differ between countries. For the purpose of this discussion, our primary focus will be on the United States and Great Britain.

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