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Big Data in Context

Legal, Social and Technological Insights

  • Offers an interdisciplinary perspective, combining legal, economic and sociological aspects

  • Pursues an introductory approach, highlighting the most relevant big data topics in brief

  • Addresses both theoretical and practical aspects

  • Includes supplementary material:

Part of the book series: SpringerBriefs in Law (BRIEFSLAW)

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Softcover Book USD 24.99
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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Big Data and Data Quality

    • Thomas Hoeren
    Pages 1-12Open Access
  3. The Importance of Big Data for Jurisprudence and Legal Practice

    • Christian Döpke
    Pages 13-19Open Access
  4. About Forgetting and Being Forgotten

    • Nicolai Culik, Christian Döpke
    Pages 21-27Open Access
  5. Brussels Calling: Big Data and Privacy

    • Nicolai Culik
    Pages 29-35Open Access
  6. Safe Harbor: The Decision of the European Court of Justice

    • Andreas Börding
    Pages 37-45Open Access
  7. Big Data and Automotive—A Legal Approach

    • Max v. Schönfeld
    Pages 55-61Open Access
  8. Big Data and Scoring in the Financial Sector

    • Stefanie Eschholz, Jonathan Djabbarpour
    Pages 63-71Open Access
  9. Like or Dislike—Web Tracking

    • Charlotte Röttgen
    Pages 73-80Open Access
  10. Step into “The Circle”—A Close Look at Wearables and Quantified Self

    • Tim Jülicher, Marc Delisle
    Pages 81-91Open Access
  11. Big Data and Smart Grid

    • Max v. Schönfeld, Nils Wehkamp
    Pages 93-107Open Access
  12. Big Data on a Farm—Smart Farming

    • Max v. Schönfeld, Reinhard Heil, Laura Bittner
    Pages 109-120Open Access

About this book

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.


  • Smart farming
  • Data accuracy
  • Privacy
  • Surveillance
  • Safe harbor
  • Smart car
  • Smart grid
  • Webtracking
  • Data protection
  • Selftracking
  • Educational data mining
  • Wearables
  • Data quality
  • Predictive analytics
  • Open access

Editors and Affiliations

  • Institute for Information, Telecommunication and Media Law, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

    Thomas Hoeren, Barbara Kolany-Raiser

Bibliographic Information

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Softcover Book USD 24.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)