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Internet and Surveillance – The Challenges of Web 2.0 and Social Media

Abstract This book  is dedicated to Internet surveillance in the age of what has come to be termed “social media” or “web 2.0″ (blogs, wikis, file sharing, social networking sites, microblogs, user-generated content sites, etc). The Internet has been transformed in the past years from a system primarily oriented on information provision into a medium [...]

The Promise and Peril of Big Data

Abstract According to a recent report, the amount of digital content on the Internet is now close to five hundred billion gigabytes. This number is expected to double within a year…The explosion of mobile networks, cloud computing and new technologies has given rise to incomprehensibly large worlds of information, often described as “Big Data.” Using [...]