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Future Ways Banks May Collect Info On Us

Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 4:24 PM
From the tech blog
A new wave of startups is working on algorithms gathering data for banks from the web of associations on the internet known as “the social graph,” in which people are “nodes” connected to each other by “edges.”

Ken TuminKen Tumin5,472 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 8:43 PM
Great article ... thanks for the link.  Scary, but a likely scenario.  As it mentions, online history and profiles (including social media sites) are already being used by employers and third parties.  It wouldn't take much for this wealth of information to eventually be used by banks, insurance companies, etc. 
JimMartin9JimMartin911 posts since
May 26, 2011
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