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The Privacy Implications of Data-Driven Dating


December 17, 2013

“When we talk about Big Data, we mostly refer to large-scale conglomerations of information about our collective behavior, aggregated by governments and big corporations,” writes Karen Levy of Princeton University. “But there’s another way data have become big: Our interpersonal connections are being infiltrated by data to an unprecedented degree, changing how we relate to one another,” she adds. This post for Privacy Perspectives looks into the range of apps and technology that allow individuals to gather, interpret and deploy data and not only be “passive data points about whom data is collected and aggregated.”
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