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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 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.

  • (Score: 1) by The Mighty Buzzard on Thursday February 27 2014, @05:52AM

    by The Mighty Buzzard (18) Subscriber Badge <> on Thursday February 27 2014, @05:52AM (#7811) Homepage Journal
    I did. The answer is a wildcard. He didn't race-bait any single race; he went for whoever would listen to him.
    My rights don't end where your fear begins.