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Title    Chicago Pre-Crime - Racism Cloaked in Science
Date    Wednesday February 26 2014, @11:00PM
Author    LaminatorX
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!"


  1. "epidemiological science (the study of entire populations)" -
  2. "real-life version of Minority Report." -

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