WS 194 Localization of Data and its Implications for Economic Development

The US, EU, India and many other Countries are looking into laws and regulations designed to implement new codes or strengthen existing ones covering the storage, security and use of personal information about their citizens. In our digital age an individual’s name, photo, e-mail address, bank details, posts on social networking websites, all of this personal information and much, much more passes effortlessly around the globe at the speed of light. This information often resides in a network of data centers, server farms, Network Operation Centers (NOCs) and similar “core” facilities all under the generic name “BIG DATA” deployed all over the globe that ARE the essential facilities that manage internet traffic. Read more

Time: Thu, 2012-11-08  14.30 – 16.00

Workshop Room: Conference Room – 11
Tags: #igf12, #194

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