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The Black Box Society

 Author: Frank Pasquale  Category: Big Data, Governance, Privacy, Privacy Practice, Public Policy, Surveillance, Technology  Publisher: Harvard University Press  Published: 2016  ISBN: 9780674970847  Pages: 320

Every day, corporations are connecting the dots about our personal behavior—silently scrutinizing clues left behind by our work habits and Internet use. The data compiled and portraits created are incredibly detailed, to the point of being invasive. But who connects the dots about what firms are doing with this information? The Black Box Society argues that we all need to be able to do so—and to set limits on how big data affects our lives.