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Aid experts fear ‘Cambridge Analytica moment’ over big data

Aid experts fear ‘Cambridge Analytica moment’ over big data

‘Is the data aid agencies collect from the people they help secure enough? Not necessarily, experts say – and that’s creating risks’ Are you HIV-positive? Gay? Frustrated with government assistance after a disaster? Aid workers are increasingly asking such questions of the people they help, hoping to better pinpoint their needs by gathering and analyzing […]