It's time to take back control of our data and become active data citizens

CIC non-resident fellow Branka Panic was interviewed by CBC Radio in an article about the importance of managing and protecting data, and how it can be used in conflict prevention.

"Let's think about the historical function of colonialism, which is appropriation of resources on a mass scale. So it was first the territory, land grab. Today, in a way, with Big Data, we have a new type of land grab — this new resource is data. Data is not only a commodity, it's human. This is who we are, [what] our experiences are."

Read the full article at CBC Radio here.

 

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Apr 30, 2021