Yet Another Problem with Healthcare.gov

It's now working too well, at least in one respect: The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is disclosed or how it might be used was not …

The Story of My Life: As Told by Big Data

Per this post by Paul Rosenzweig, I checked out About the Data, which is run by a company called Acxiom, in order to find out what Big Data knows about me. I am surprised to find out that it messed up on several levels: Big Data inferred my marital status incorrectly. Based on my surname, Big Data …

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