Study finds growing government use of sensitive data to ‘nudge’ behaviour

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A new form of “influence government”, which uses sensitive personal data to craft campaigns aimed at altering behaviour has been “supercharged” by the rise of big tech firms, researchers have warned.

Period8 Sep 2021

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Media coverage

  • TitleStudy finds growing government use of sensitive data to ‘nudge’ behaviour
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/09/21
    Producer/AuthorAlex Hern
    PersonsBen Collier
  • TitleTechScape: Should government use the web to nudge our behaviour?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/09/21
    PersonsBen Collier