Gary J. Bass, professor of politics and international affairs, won the 2014 Cundhill Prize for his book, "The Blood Telegram."
An Amazon purchase here, a Zappos buy there. Individually, such simple online actions seem to carry little identifying information. But, when combined with other online behaviors, a "mosaic effect" can emerge, painting a specific — and traceable — picture of an online user's life. The Wilson School's Edward Felten told the federal Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board that such merging of data creates serious privacy concerns.
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