[LINK] Google data collection issues

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Wed Apr 25 12:30:40 AEST 2018

On 23/04/18 20:13, David wrote:

> ... your personal profile may contribute to an electorate profile and
> then to a campaign specially tailored for the people who live in that
> electorate. ...

Yes, that does worry me.

Political parties have been collecting information on voters and trying 
to use it to manipulate them for years. My worry is that with on-line 
tools, this is so much more *effective*.

Also I *expect* political parties to try to manipulate me, but if there 
are groups I don't know of, with unknown aims, it is harder to resist.

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