There’s a movement afoot to ban targeted ads: those ads that seem to follow you around the internet, showing you products you searched for or, often, already bought. Targeted ads can be either convenient or creepy, depending on your point of view. But there’s a much darker side to using big data for targeted ads: The same technology being harnessed by companies trying to sell you something is also…

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