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Big data: Philanthropy or privacy invasion?

Publisher: 
Rappler
Publication date: 
24-Oct-2013
Author(s): 
Ayee Macaraig
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Alexandrine Pirlot of Privacy International said big data can be discriminatory and exclusionary. “The data collected is from people who are active on the Internet but it excludes the ones that don’t take part in these activities, whose behavior, decisions and needs are completely excluded from decision-making processes in big data programs,” she said.