chapter  6
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The end(s) of critique: data behaviourism versus due process


Operations of collection, processing and structuration of data for purposes 1 of data mining and profi ling, helping individuals and organisations to cope with circumstances of uncertainty or relieving them from the burden of interpreting events and taking decisions in routine, trivial situations have become crucial to public and private sector activities in domains as various as crime prevention, health management, marketing or even entertainment.2