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Data the New National Sovereignty Resource

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal highlight emergence of data as a national resource. While from a national sovereign perspective resources have included endowments essentially by nature such as oil, gas, precious minerals and of course people, Data is now very clearly to be viewed in this spectrum. This includes the personal data of individuals of a sovereign state. The manner in which data has been exploited for ulterior motives,  even private data of individuals cannot remain a shared global resource to be manipulated for commercial, business or political purposes. Data sovereignty as a concept is not new. However, technologies of cloud computing, big data mining and analytics has added a degree of urgency for nations to protect their citizens from the use of their private information.......................

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