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posted by LaminatorX on Wednesday February 26 2014, @11:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the studies-show-poverty-causes-cancer dept.

Angry Jesus writes:

"The Chicago Police Department is mis-applying epidemiological science (the study of entire populations) to target individuals in a real-life version of Minority Report. They have decided that it is a good idea to put people on a secret list based on a Big Data analysis of their social networks. But don't worry, it isn't racist or abusive because, Science!"

 
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  • (Score: 1, Insightful) by The Mighty Buzzard on Thursday February 27 2014, @12:40AM

    by The Mighty Buzzard (18) Subscriber Badge <themightybuzzard@proton.me> on Thursday February 27 2014, @12:40AM (#7674) Homepage Journal
    I tend to agree. I just get cheesed off when some race-baiter coopts a story to expose racism where it doesn't exist. Racists of any color piss me off but race-baiters are an order of magnitude worse.
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    My rights don't end where your fear begins.
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