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Slashdot Items Tagged "datamining"

Date / TimeStory
Friday April 10, 2015 @08:15PM The DEA Disinformation Campaign To Hide Surveillance Techniques
Friday April 10, 2015 @05:57PM 'Smart Sewer' Project Will Reveal a City's Microbiome
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:30PM Biometrics Are Making Espionage Harder
Thursday April 09, 2015 @10:07AM Netflix Algorithm Tells You When Your Best Employee Is About To Leave You
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @01:52PM Facebook AI Director Discusses Deep Learning, Hype, and the Singularity
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:34AM AT&T To Match Google Fiber In Kansas City, Charge More If You Want Privacy
Saturday February 07, 2015 @02:11AM Facebook Will Soon Be Able To ID You In Any Photo
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:30AM The Algorithm That 'Sees' Beauty In Photographic Portraits
Thursday January 29, 2015 @06:12PM 'Anonymized' Credit Card Data Not So Anonymous, MIT Study Shows
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:25AM Healthcare.gov Sends Personal Data To Over a Dozen Tracking Websites
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Thursday January 15, 2015 @04:05PM Ad Company Using Verizon Tracking Header To Recreate Deleted Cookies
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @02:58AM United and Orbitz Sue 22-Year-Old Programmer For Compiling Public Info
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Sunday December 14, 2014 @03:43PM How Identifiable Are You On the Web?
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:22PM How Your In-Store Shopping Affects the Ads You See On Facebook
Thursday November 20, 2014 @11:36AM Google Maps Crunches Data, Tells You When To Drive On Thanksgiving
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:28PM Machine Learning Used To Predict Military Suicides
Saturday November 15, 2014 @06:31PM AT&T Stops Using 'Super Cookies' To Track Cellphone Data
Friday November 14, 2014 @03:27PM Researchers Forecast the Spread of Diseases Using Wikipedia
Thursday November 13, 2014 @02:09PM Crowd-Sourced Experiment To Map All Human Skills
Friday October 31, 2014 @12:29AM Signed-In Maps Mean More Location Data For Google
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:35PM Millions of Voiceprints Quietly Being Harvested
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:26PM The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @09:57AM Too Much Privacy: Finnish Police Want Big Euro Notes Taken Out of Circulation
Thursday June 12, 2014 @03:33PM Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads
Saturday June 07, 2014 @12:41AM FTC Lobbies To Be Top Cop For Geolocation
Friday June 06, 2014 @08:32PM Apple Acquires Social Search Engine Spotsetter
Friday May 09, 2014 @10:42PM Physician Operates On Server, Costs His Hospital $4.8 Million
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Friday April 25, 2014 @10:32AM Google's Business Plan For Nest: Selling Your Data To Utility Companies
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:31PM Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power the Future
Sunday March 23, 2014 @06:24PM L.A. Police: All Cars In L.A. Are Under Investigation
Saturday March 22, 2014 @10:51AM Navy Database Tracks Civilians' Parking Tickets, Fender-Benders
Thursday March 13, 2014 @04:36PM FISA Court Reverses Order To Destroy NSA Phone Data
Wednesday March 12, 2014 @12:23PM Calif. Court Orders Preservation of Disputed NSA Phone Records
Saturday March 08, 2014 @04:10PM Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen Say Google Data Now Protected From Gov't Spying
Saturday March 01, 2014 @08:26AM Spark Advances From Apache Incubator To Top-Level Project
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:09AM The Phone Dragnet That Caught the World's Top Drug Lord
Saturday February 22, 2014 @08:41PM Microsoft Lync Server Gathers Employee Data Just Like NSA
Thursday February 20, 2014 @06:54PM Why Your Online Impersonation of a 16-year Old Girl Won't Last Long
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:20AM Gracenote, Privacy, and the Rise of Metadata As a Valuable Asset
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:15AM Can Commercial Storage Services Handle the NSA's Metadata?
Saturday December 28, 2013 @05:55PM Ask Slashdot: Getting an Uncooperative Website To Delete One's Account?
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:05AM Facebook Patents Inferring Income of Users
Thursday December 05, 2013 @10:19AM NSA Tracking Cellphone Locations Worldwide
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @01:07PM Swarm Mobile's Offer: Free Wi-Fi In Exchange For Some Privacy
Sunday November 17, 2013 @11:22AM Rigging Up Baby
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @12:01PM Limo Company Hack Exposes Juicy Targets, 850k Credit Card Numbers
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:28AM MEPs Vote To Suspend Data Sharing With US
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @09:28AM TSA Airport Screenings Now Start Before You Arrive At the Airport
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @08:29AM Connecting To Unsecured Bluetooth Car Systems To Monitor Traffic Flow
Saturday October 12, 2013 @01:24PM Dataland: the Emerging Dystopia
Thursday October 03, 2013 @10:48AM Facebook and Cisco Offer Check-In Service For Free Wifi
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @09:52AM Facebook Delivers Viewer Engagement Reports To TV Networks
Thursday September 05, 2013 @04:03PM Ask Slashdot: Can Creating New Online Accounts Reduce Privacy Risks?
Saturday July 27, 2013 @06:43PM Retail Stores Plan Elaborate Ways To Track You
Thursday July 18, 2013 @07:59AM ACLU Study Says Police Cameras Create Database of Our Movements
Thursday July 11, 2013 @09:14AM BlackBerry Helps Indian Gov't Spy On Users' Messages
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @12:54PM European Watchdogs Challenge Google Over Its Privacy Policy
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @09:32AM MIT Project Reveals What PRISM Knows About You
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:12PM Ask Slashdot: Explaining Cloud Privacy Risks To K-12 Teachers?
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @09:17AM No "Right To Be Forgotten," Says EU Advocate General
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @08:07AM Introducing the NSA-Proof Crypto-Font
Friday June 21, 2013 @08:01PM QANTAS Wants To Monitor Frequent Flyers' Home Internet
Friday June 21, 2013 @07:11PM Data Miners Liken Obama Voters To Caesars Gamblers
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @12:35PM Researchers Pull Out of Talks With Publishers On Text-Mining
Sunday May 19, 2013 @08:05PM Medical Firm Sues IRS For 4th Amendment Violation In Records Seizure
Saturday May 18, 2013 @04:45PM Wired Writer Imagines Google Island
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:58PM Inside One of the World's Largest Data Brokers
Monday May 06, 2013 @08:15AM Bruce Schneier: Why Collecting More Data Doesn't Increase Safety
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @08:57AM Harvard/MIT Student Creates GPU Database, Hacker-Style
Thursday April 18, 2013 @10:35AM NSA Data Center Brings Concerns Over Security and Privacy and Jobs
Thursday April 11, 2013 @11:01AM RapLeaf Is Back and Bad As Ever
Friday April 05, 2013 @07:22PM The ATF Wants To Know Who Your Friends Are
Thursday March 07, 2013 @09:01AM Using Google To Help Predict Side Effects of Mixing Drugs
Monday February 04, 2013 @09:32AM Researchers Mine Old News To Predict Future Events
Thursday January 17, 2013 @01:57PM Facebook Lets You Harvest Account Phone Numbers
Sunday December 30, 2012 @04:29PM Foursquare Will Display Users' Full Names By Default
Saturday December 29, 2012 @03:43PM Data Brokers, Gun Owners, and Consumer Privacy
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @12:59PM NYPD To Identify 'Deranged' Gunmen Through Internet Chatter
Sunday December 16, 2012 @12:45PM Google Map App's Version of Anonymity Might Violate EU Privacy Laws
Thursday December 13, 2012 @02:46PM How Websites Know Your Email Address the First Time You Visit
Friday December 07, 2012 @11:43PM Some UK Councils Barred From Using Gov't Vehicle Database
Sunday October 21, 2012 @06:10PM Pols Blur Line Between Data Mining, Cyberstalking
Friday October 12, 2012 @11:29AM Interviews: Ask Free Software Legal Giant Eben Moglen
Thursday October 04, 2012 @01:43PM Facebook Privacy Boosted As Private Message 'Leak' Is Dismissed
Sunday September 30, 2012 @08:49AM Privacy Watchdogs Want Facebook, Datalogix Deal Probed
Friday September 28, 2012 @07:49PM ASIC Seeks Power To Read Your Emails
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @08:33AM Canadian Minister Mined Data To Target Email To Gay Voters
Thursday September 20, 2012 @02:47PM No Smiles At NJ Motor Vehicle Commission
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @08:26AM How Sensors and Software Turn Farms Into Data Mines
Friday September 14, 2012 @08:35PM Twitter Hands Over Messages At Heart of Occupy Case
Thursday September 06, 2012 @01:38PM Google Patents Profit-Maximizing Dynamic Pricing
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @10:14AM Google Patents Software To Identify Real-World Objects In Videos
Sunday September 02, 2012 @07:56PM Twitter Based "Ted" System Warns of Earthquakes Earlier
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:48AM Can Data Mining Win a Presidential Campaign?
Wednesday August 22, 2012 @11:50PM Australia Passes 'Lite' Data Retention Laws
Thursday August 16, 2012 @08:42AM The Rapid Rise of License Plate Readers
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @11:58AM Researchers Develop Algorithm To Trace Malware, Epidemics, More
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @08:05AM Leaked Emails Allegedly Tell of Global "Trapwire" Spy Network
Monday August 13, 2012 @05:40PM Australian Gov't Drops Plan To Snoop On Internet Use — For Now
Monday August 13, 2012 @11:11AM How Big Data Became So Big
Thursday August 09, 2012 @12:15PM NSA Official Disputes Chief's Claim That Agency Doesn't Collect American Data
Sunday July 22, 2012 @09:31AM Poison Attacks Against Machine Learning
Thursday July 19, 2012 @11:03AM Al Franken Calls for Tight Rules on Facial Recognition Software
Monday July 16, 2012 @01:43PM Former Pentagon Analyst: China Has Backdoors To 80% of Telecoms
Thursday July 12, 2012 @08:24AM 2 Year Data Retention For Australian ISPs
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @12:03PM Cell Carriers Responded Last Year To 1.3M Law Enforcement Data Requests
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @08:01AM Twitter Can't Keep Protestor's Data From Cops
Tuesday June 19, 2012 @09:47AM Apple Patents Polluting Facebook, Google Profiles
Monday June 18, 2012 @12:38AM US Gov't Demands For Google Data Up 37% Over the Last Year
Sunday June 17, 2012 @03:17PM Proposed UK Communications Law Could Be Used To Spy On Physical Mail
Saturday June 16, 2012 @08:08PM Banking On Your Personal Online Data
Friday June 15, 2012 @06:16PM Researcher's Wikipedia Big Data Project Shows Globalization Rate
Thursday June 07, 2012 @09:37AM Could Cops Use Google As Pre-Cogs?
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @12:19AM SSID As the New Community Bulletin Board and Yard Sign
Friday May 25, 2012 @11:10PM Google Now Searches JavaScript
Tuesday May 15, 2012 @09:53AM Modeling People and Places With Internet Photo Collections
Friday May 11, 2012 @06:40PM Court Rules NSA Doesn't Have To Confirm Or Deny Secret Relationship With Google
Friday March 30, 2012 @11:42PM Obama Administration Places $200 Million Bet On Big Data
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @01:07PM What Does Google Get Out of Voice?
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @01:05PM Why Gay Men Are Worth So Much To Facebook
Saturday March 24, 2012 @03:37PM Japanese CCTV Camera Can Scan 36 Million Faces/Second
Thursday March 22, 2012 @08:23AM NSA Chief Denies Claims of Domestic Spying
Thursday March 15, 2012 @02:28PM Ask Slashdot: Do You Find Self Tracking Useful Like Stephen Wolfram Does?
Thursday February 23, 2012 @11:05AM Internet Giants To Honor the 'No' In 'No Tracking'
Thursday February 09, 2012 @02:57PM Online Privacy Worth Less Than Marshmallow Fluff Six Pack
Friday January 27, 2012 @08:48PM January 28 is Data Privacy Day
Friday January 27, 2012 @08:03PM FBI Building App To Scrape Social Media
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @10:23AM Facebook To Share Private Data With Politico
Wednesday January 04, 2012 @05:17PM Ask Carl Malamud About Shedding Light On Government Data
Sunday December 18, 2011 @03:29PM Using WikiLeaks As a Tool In Investigative Journalism
Friday December 16, 2011 @08:23PM Coming Soon: Ubiquitous Long-Term Surveillance From Big Brother
Thursday December 15, 2011 @09:29AM Judge Orders Man To Delete Revenge Blog
Thursday December 15, 2011 @09:26AM 24-Year-Old Asks Facebook For His Data, Gets 1,200 PDFs
Sunday December 04, 2011 @06:31PM Browser History Sniffing Is Back
Saturday December 03, 2011 @05:12PM Carrier IQ Drama Continues
Thursday December 01, 2011 @10:06AM Obama Orders Federal Agencies To Digitize All Records
Monday November 28, 2011 @02:56PM EU Targets Facebook's Ad System
Friday November 04, 2011 @05:27PM The CIA's Social Mining Department
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @10:29AM Facebook Is Building Shadow Profiles of Non-Users
Thursday October 13, 2011 @03:38PM Facebook: the Law Says You Can't Have Your Data
Thursday October 13, 2011 @08:19AM Facebook: Your Personal Data is a Trade Secret
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @05:39PM Borders Books Customers, Watch For Database Opt-Out Email
Sunday October 02, 2011 @04:37PM Privacy Groups Ask FTC For Facebook Investigation
Sunday October 02, 2011 @10:37AM Canadian Court Finds Website Scraping Infringes Copyright
Thursday September 29, 2011 @08:43AM IBM Launches Parking Meter Analytics System
Thursday September 22, 2011 @12:28PM Borders Bust Means B&N May Get Your Shopping History
Thursday September 15, 2011 @09:29AM Ziff Davis Secretly Paying Sites To Track Users
Saturday September 10, 2011 @08:38PM Global Mall Operator Starts Reading License Plates
Tuesday September 06, 2011 @08:04AM Google's Real Name Policy, Why You Are the Product
Friday June 24, 2011 @08:02AM Data-Mining Ban Struck Down By US Supreme Court
Friday June 17, 2011 @06:16PM GM Patents Data Mining Method For Refining the Chevy Volt
Thursday June 16, 2011 @01:38PM Franken Bill Would Protect Consumers Location Data
Monday June 13, 2011 @04:54PM How Journalists Data-Mined the Wikileaks Docs
Thursday June 02, 2011 @07:06PM Too Much Data? Then 'Good Enough' Is Good Enough
Thursday May 12, 2011 @01:51PM Is Your Electricity Meter Spying On You?
Thursday March 10, 2011 @06:21PM How Big Data Justifies Mining Your Social Data
Wednesday March 02, 2011 @08:10AM How To Protect Your Privacy and Make Money
Friday February 18, 2011 @12:36AM Data Retention Should Last One Year, US Gov't Tells Australia
Tuesday January 11, 2011 @08:49PM Tunisian Gov't Spies On Facebook; Does the US?
Friday December 31, 2010 @12:52AM Living Earth Simulator Aims To Simulate Everything
Monday December 13, 2010 @03:24PM Online Tracking Firms To Launch Opt-Out Program
Friday December 03, 2010 @07:01PM Web Bugs the New Norm For Businesses?
Thursday December 02, 2010 @10:23AM Race On To Fingerprint Phones, PCs
Tuesday November 30, 2010 @07:41PM Facebook's 'Like This' Button Is Tracking You
Thursday November 18, 2010 @09:11PM Paying With the Wave of a Cellphone
Friday November 05, 2010 @01:11AM EU Commission Says People Have a 'Right To Be Forgotten' Online
Thursday November 04, 2010 @02:13PM Cisco Social Software Lets You "Stalk" Customers
Thursday November 04, 2010 @01:02PM Facebook Knows When You'll Get Dumped
Tuesday November 02, 2010 @02:09PM NSF Funds Data Anonymization Project
Friday October 29, 2010 @07:04AM Australia's Privacy Boss Slams Gov't Data-Retention Scheme
Friday October 22, 2010 @06:08PM Facebook Ads Could 'Out' Gay Users
Thursday October 21, 2010 @05:43PM On Several Fronts, US Gov't Prepares To Regulate Online Privacy
Thursday October 21, 2010 @01:12PM Why Facebook Won't Stop Invading Your Privacy
Thursday October 21, 2010 @10:36AM Canada Says Google Wi-Fi Sniffing Collected Personal Data
Monday October 18, 2010 @10:48AM Top Facebook Apps Violate Privacy Terms
Friday October 15, 2010 @07:28PM How Cornell Plans To Purge Campus Computers of Personal Data
Friday October 15, 2010 @05:55PM The Intimate Social Graph
Thursday September 23, 2010 @02:51PM Is the Web Heading Toward Redirect Hell?
Monday September 20, 2010 @11:52AM On the Web, Children Face Intensive Tracking
Monday August 23, 2010 @08:57PM Nmap Developers Release a Picture of the Web
Tuesday August 10, 2010 @08:28AM Google Secret Privacy Document Leaked
Thursday August 05, 2010 @10:25PM Google CEO Schmidt Predicts End of Online Anonymity
Wednesday July 14, 2010 @01:51PM Familial DNA Testing Nabs Alleged Serial Killer
Sunday July 11, 2010 @01:36PM The Demographics of Web Search
Thursday June 24, 2010 @06:50PM Twitter To Establish Information Security Program
Friday June 18, 2010 @09:31PM Italian MEP Wants To Eliminate Anonymity On the Internet
Thursday June 17, 2010 @05:14PM Google Urged To Let Personal Data Fade Away
Tuesday June 15, 2010 @08:32PM FBI's Facebook Monitoring Leads To Arrest In England
Friday May 28, 2010 @07:04PM Telcos Waking Up To the Value of Your Location
Thursday May 27, 2010 @04:18PM Are We Ready For a True Data Disaster?
Wednesday May 26, 2010 @01:26PM Privacy Machiavellis
Friday May 14, 2010 @12:24AM Facebook Calls All-Hands Meeting On Privacy
Thursday May 13, 2010 @01:47PM Using Twitter Data To Approximate a Telephone Survey
Saturday April 24, 2010 @01:21PM Twitter and the Rise of Data Platforms
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @05:56PM UK University Researchers Must Make Data Available
Wednesday April 14, 2010 @02:32PM Library of Congress To Archive All Public Tweets

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