The Health of Privacy Protection in a 5G World


  • Bukola Abigail Afolabi


5G, Big Data, smart cities, privacy protection


The 5G network is prized for its super speed, low latency, seamless connectivity, and high capacity; and it is believed that just like the 4G era birthed tech giants like Uber and Airbnb, 5G would produce business mammoths that would be unique to its dispensation. While the market drools in anticipation of those newborns, it is important to pan out how privacy protection would fair under 5G. This paper discusses how 5G would impact the ongoing privacy protection struggle. As 5G unwinds and its benefits are enjoyed, there will be too many things happening that may overwhelm average consumers in the United States and create some form of apathy towards privacy protection discussions.


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How to Cite

Bukola Abigail Afolabi. (2022). The Health of Privacy Protection in a 5G World. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 45(1), 130–135. Retrieved from