By Melanie Peters, Director - Rathenau Instituut
It is some years ago that the world was shocked by Edward Snowden who hacked American secret service data and published them for the whole world to see. How was it possible that so many data had been collected? And that these data could be hacked? Big data and the safe storage of data became an issue. But soon we learned to reassure ourselves, that this was America and these were data belonging to important people. This would not happen to us.
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