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Privacy beyond the individual

Nature Human Behaviourvolume 3pages112113 (2019) | Download Citation

Privacy regulations for online platforms allow users to control their personal data. But what happens when our private attributes or behaviour can be inferred without our personal data? Researchers reveal that the behaviour of individuals is predictable using only the information provided by their friends in an online social network.

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