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The Big Question Congress Failed To Make Zuckerberg Answer

Among other missed opportunities this week, The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal says Congress failed to make Mark Zuckerberg explain what data users actually own. “With Facebook, the concept of owning your data begins to verge on meaningless if it doesn’t include … all the other information that has become attached to [users’] profiles by other means,” he writes -- that “‘synthetic’ mix of actual data gathered, data purchased from outsiders, and data inferred by machine intelligence.”

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