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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) by The Mighty Buzzard on Thursday February 27 2014, @05:33AM

    by The Mighty Buzzard (18) Subscriber Badge <themightybuzzard@proton.me> on Thursday February 27 2014, @05:33AM (#7805) Homepage Journal
    Attempted to and you tell me. Which group or groups do you actually ever hear about cops being racist from? They're the only ones that would believe it. Your answer? Every one of those.
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    My rights don't end where your fear begins.
  • (Score: 1) by Ezber Bozmak on Thursday February 27 2014, @05:46AM

    by Ezber Bozmak (764) on Thursday February 27 2014, @05:46AM (#7809)

    Huh? Can you just answer the question?

    You seem to be one of those people who employ pedantry when it comes to ideas you disagree with but resort to obfuscation when it comes to defending your own position.