Babette Boliek, Associate Professor of Law at Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D. Columbia University School of Law, Ph.D. Economics University of California, Davis.
Big data has affected American life and business in a variety of ways—inspiring both technological development and industrial change. However, the legal protections for a person’s right to his or her own personal information have not matched the growth in the collection and aggregation of data. These legal shortcomings are exacerbated when third party privacy interests…