New book on ethics in big data with over 50 company cases
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Data Ethics - The New Competitive Advantage was released October 31 2016. It is written by Gry Hasselbalch and Pernille Tranberg and is supported by Internet Society (isoc.org). The book describes over 50 cases of mainly private companies working with data ethics to varying degrees
Reviews of Danish edition published in September 2016:
"It is excellent and without exaggeration a must read for anyone who on a commercial or political level are dealing with big data .." Økonomisk Ugebrev, Berlingske Business.
"The book shows a collosal understanding of the Internets development and status and the ethical dilemmas that follow... broad acquisition recommended" Review for Danish libraries acquistion of new books.
"It’s a great book, lots of inspiration, good cases and so relevant to the challenges we face today. I’ve used it for GDPR workshops and talks.”
Tim Clements, Privacy Professional and GDPR advisor. Read his great piece on GDRP here.
„Data Ethics“ is straightforward with very good arguments, convincing research results and nice examples. And it’s very well written, so that reading is a pleasure. But the most important thing about it is its relevance"
Dr. Tobias Knobloch, Projektleiter "Open Data & Privacy", Stiftung Neue Verantwortung
From the book:
“Privacy by design to me means that we take the position of the privacy aware and concerned customer and we build a way for them to get what they want.”
Matas Petrikas, Vai Kai
”If a company’s concentration and use of data destroys competition, we will need to ensure a level playing field.”
Margrethe Vestager, EU Competition Commissioner
“Now we see the emergence of new companies that take privacy as a starting point.”
Erik Huizer, Internet Hall of Fame
”The only next step for businesses is to move from a liability and compliance mentality to a more ethical approach.”
Robin Wilton, Internet Society
“Investors are increasingly looking at both security breaches, but also consumer privacy with the scandals that have erupted around privacy and surveillance, as what they call in that business ’a material risk’.”
Rebecca MacKinnon, Ranking Digital Rights
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Hasselbalch, Gry; Tranberg, Pernille, (2016) Data Ethics. The New Competitive Advantage, Publishare, Copenhagen