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It's Your Data - But Others Are Making Billions Off It - 0 views

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    "Here's the thing about privacy: It's tedious. Rather than dwell on Google being accused of illegal wiretapping with Street View, or whether Facebook got explicit consent from users before a recent update in privacy practices, we need to evolve the conversation around the monetization of our data in the digital realm toward identity. "
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What 50 Years of Hurricane Data Still Hasn't Told Us - 0 views

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    "Because trends in data only become discernible with time, Masters believes it will be five or 10 years before we have a firm handle on what's going on."
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Data revolution will dwarf internet revolution and change society - MIT - 03 Sep 2013 -... - 0 views

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    ""Not just here in this country, or in the United States, but virtually every adult human in the world has a cellphone, and they're all putting out data about where they are, what their preferences are, who they talk to and that data will run the world. That's why I call it the decade of data. "This is the beginning of it, not the end of it, we're just at the start," Pentland added. "
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TerraCom and YourTel threaten journalists who exposed massive personal data breach - Bo... - 0 views

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    "Journalists discovered that two companies had posted the personal data of 170,000 customers online. The leak, which exposed the victims to identity theft and fraud, was reportedly so bad that social security numbers, passport scans, financial data and home addresses were indexed by search engines. Rather than merely address the problem, however, TerraCom and YourTel threatened the reporters, referring to them as "hackers" and accusing them of "numerous violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act"
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Big Data Can Help Prevent Conflicts - 0 views

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    "Some of the same social media analyses that have helped Google and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spot warning signs of a flu outbreak could be used to detect the rumblings of violent conflict before it begins, scholars said in a paper released this week. Kenyan officials used essentially this system to track hate speech on Facebook, blogs and Twitter in advance of that nation's 2013 presidential election, which brought Uhuru Kenyatta to power."
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The most embarrassing data losses of all time | Geek with Laptop - 0 views

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    Woweee - look at these and you realise the economics and problems with security of data...
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