When it comes to harvesting open-source Big Data from the Deep Web, stakeholders within every step of the data chain are concerned about the legal issues surrounding privacy and civil liberties.
Professionals in law enforcement and the intelligence community, in particular, are concerned with protecting privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties. Below are two helpful links from the Institute for Intergovernmental Research and U.S. Government Printing Office regarding criminal intelligence gathering.
- Institute for Intergovernmental Research – best practices for criminal intelligence information gathering from the U.S. Department of Justice
- U.S. Government Printing Office – Executive Order regarding criminal intelligence information gathering