Big Data Rights

Big data already is here, the next step is what we do with it.  Who owns the data, the collector or the collectee and how should 3rd parties be able to sue it?  This is the crux of every websites TOS and impending lawsuit to come for our generation.  Alistar over on the Solve for Interesting Blog has a great article on this very topic, and is a must read for anyone interested in big data and it’s implications, here is an experpt:

We’re seeing the start of this slippery slope everywhere from tailored credit-card limits like this one to car insurance based on driver profiles. In this regard, Big Data is a civil rights issue, but it’s one that society in general is ill-equipped to deal with.