Compelling truth: Legal protection of the infosphere against big data spills

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Abstract

The paper explores whether legal and ethical concepts that have been used to protect the natural environment can also be leveraged to protect the ‘infosphere’, a neologism used by Luciano Floridi to characterize the totality of the informational environment. We focus, in particular, on the interaction between allocation of (intellectual) property rights and ‘communication duties’, in particular, data breach notification duties.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-16
Number of pages16
JournalPhilosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Volume374
Issue number2083
Early online date14 Nov 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Dec 2016

Keywords

  • Data Protection law
  • Environmental Law
  • data breach notification
  • copyright
  • totality operators
  • big data

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