Wired Opinion: "OkCupid Study Reveals the Perils of Big-Data Science"

For those concerned about privacy, research ethics, and the growing practice of publicly releasing large data sets, this logic of “but the data is already public” is an all-too-familiar refrain used to gloss over thorny ethical concerns…

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Michael Zimmer, PhD, is a privacy and Internet ethics scholar, most notable for his work in online privacy, the ethical dimensions of internet technologies, library privacy, and internet research ethics.

Zimmer is an Associate Professor in the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Director of the Center for Information Policy Research.

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