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Reflection on the current situation characterized by the existence of huge amounts of data and information. Some aspects such as privacy, data protection, social impact of the technologies, disintermediation, trends, future of libraries, etc., are discussed.

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Last February, following a change in Facebook’s use policies, a discussion about social networks began in IweTel, expanding on multiple facets of previous messages to the list. Topics included: the policies of use and their acceptance by each individual; the privacy of information [...]

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The main characteristics of cloud computing services are explained and the clauses typically included in contracts between suppliers and customers of such services are discussed. Storing data on a cloud service can be more comfortable for an organization and cheaper than local storage, [...]

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The main characteristics of cloud computing services are explained and the clauses typically included in contracts between suppliers and customers of such services are discussed. Storing data on a cloud service can be more comfortable for an organization and cheaper than local storage, [...]

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The impact of big data technologies on children’s data protection is very important. First of all because of children’s vulnerability, due their lack of knowledge about the risks of an inadequate data management and, secondly, because the immense possibilities of traceability [...]

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The growth of the internet of things, along with its ability to store large amounts of user data, is a new challenge to individual privacy. Medical data is necessary for professionals, but these data have to be protected (PHI, Protected Health Information) and anonymized. In order [...]