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‘Pre-crime’ software and the limits of AI

By Kurt Cobb, Resource Insights

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly hoovering up data from social media, online shopping sites, and various other online sources to track suspects and to 'predict' crime and unrest. The industry providing the software has every incentive to write code that will exaggerate the threats.

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