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Author Topic: The real problem with unlimited data collection and retention  (Read 987 times)

40hz

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When everything is taken down - everything can, and will be used against you.

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Re: The real problem with unlimited data collection and retention
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2014, 10:01:46 AM »
Relevant:



Also relevant:

http://plato.stanfor.../entries/heraclitus/

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It is not possible to step twice into the same river according to Heraclitus, or to come into contact twice with a mortal being in the same state. (Plutarch)

People change. Just because someone said something last year doesn't mean that they hold the same belief now.

In fact, the best people do change their minds. They better themselves.

The collection of information like is happening now is... blah. Everyone knows what I'll rant about anyways. ;)
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Re: The real problem with unlimited data collection and retention
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2014, 10:17:00 AM »
Also darkly relevant. That should terrify anyone, even if they are not paying attention.
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Re: The real problem with unlimited data collection and retention
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2014, 02:54:44 PM »
Also darkly relevant. That should terrify anyone, even if they are not paying attention.

This is a really poor choice in the structuring of this sentence:

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In fiscal 2009, which ended Sept. 30, 2009, 227,932 names were nominated to the database.