I first called upon businesses to implement “Big Privacy” in 2014. At that time my main concern was that the law had not kept pace with technology; that digital innovators were free to do as they desired with the data they collected. The data collection landscape, while complex, looked nothing like it looks today.
In just the last year investment in AI exploded: rising from 25 percent to nearly 70 percent of early adopters (according to the Constellation 2018 AI Study). Big data and AI are infamously providing corporations and governments with the means to know us “better than we know ourselves.”