“the internet is an organism in the process of being born”
and with that comes great responsibility, especially when it comes to Big Data.
Issues of privacy, security, digital identity and control are balanced with users wish to have ease of transaction with their data. Hence the idea of ‘Vibrant Data’, data that works for us, not against us.
As Barlow points out;
“the crowd-sourcing of data exploration is what some would describe as the future”