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Feature: What Happened to Privacy?
What we search, browse, like, friend, tag, tweet and buy enables Big Data to automatically work out what we’re doing, when, where and with whom. Is privacy already dead, and should we care?
Browse: Global survey reveals the impact of declining trust in the Internet on e-commerce
Quandary: Genetic Privacy at Risk
US intelligence agencies may be analysing our communications on a massive scale, but genetic data is already proving just as vulnerable.
Up Close: The social life of algorithms: Shaping, and being shaped by, our world
Informatics researcher Professor Paul Dourish explains how algorithms, as more than mere technical objects, guide our social lives and organization, and are themselves evolving products of human social actions.