The sea of data created in the digital economy leads to increased risk, makes data ownership hazy, and creates a lack of accountability for corporations.
Data drives democracy. While autocratic systems use the regulatory vacuum to consolidate coercive regimes, when data is used democratically it clears the way for innovation.
“Democracies must reach consensus, a law of the digital sea that can balance innovation with individual rights and those rights with national security across the digital commons,” writes Luke Schleusener, QOMPLX Director of Public Policy, in the article ‘A Law Of The Digital Sea Could Expand Data Rights, Oversight,’ for Law360.
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