The ethics of big data in big agriculture

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Carbonell (Isabelle M.);
(2016)
  • Publisher: Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society gGmbH
  • Journal: issn: 2197-6775, eissn: 2197-6775
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14763/2016.1.405
  • Subject: Cybernetics | Computer science, knowledge & systems | Ethics | Commerce, communications & transportation | Agriculture | Internet Policy | Social Sciences | Q350-390 | Data-driven farming | Q300-390 | Information theory | Big data
    • ddc: ddc:380 | ddc:000 | ddc:340 | ddc:300

This paper examines the ethics of big data in agriculture, focusing on the power asymmetry between farmers and large agribusinesses like Monsanto. Following the recent purchase of Climate Corp., Monsanto is currently the most prominent biotech agribusiness to buy into b... View more
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