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The Key Importance of Data Protection

Progress and innovation have brought about in-depth changes in the way we live, move around and shape our world. Proof is given not only by the manifest changes in communication systems, but also by the even more substantial changes impacting business relations – such as the development of a data-driven digital economy, which is modifying the geographic distribution of power worldwide.

There are companies whose growth has caused havoc in time-honored mechanisms of competition since they can lay hands on the whole gamut of knowledge that is generated day by day by seven billion people.

This has to do with the exponential growth of Big Data, fueled by the intensive use of increasingly sophisticated and accurate computing techniques. This has to do with the Internet of Things and its manifold applications – from domotics to wearable technologies – which provide everyday objects with digital identities.

Vulnerable Person. Data Protection and Digital Society