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08-24-2012, 06:36 AM   #1
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Romney "data mines" us

but heavens.. don't ask him for his tax returns.....
(probably should have appended the big brother thread)

The project relies upon a sophisticated analysis by powerful computers of thousands of commercially available, expensive databases that are lawfully bought and sold behind the scenes by corporations, including details about credit accounts, families and children, voter registrations, charitable contributions, property tax records and survey responses. It combines marketing data with what is known in this specialized industry as psychographic information about Americans.

Privacy?? What privacy???

Mitt Romney Uses Secretive Data Mining To Identify Wealthy Donors


08-24-2012, 07:23 AM   #2
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This is news?

If it makes you feel any better, Obama has been at this game for a long, long time.

Here are the two top hits for "Obama data mining"
Obama?s data advantage - Lois Romano -
Revealed: Obama campaign launches 'unprecedented' data mining operation (leaving Romney's team struggling to catch up) | Mail Online

In other news, water is wet.
08-24-2012, 07:28 AM   #3
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It's the top of the ninth and the score is tied.........................
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Hey, wait a second. I thought I just had to be worried about Face book data mining me, you mean others are at it too?


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