Big data, big brother, big money

Michael Lesk

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Government snooping, recently publicized, is now using the same data sources that corporations use to watch us. The same records used by federal agencies to search for terrorists are used, with fewer controls, by corporations searching for customers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6573299
Pages (from-to)85-89
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


  • data mining
  • marketing analytics
  • surveillance


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