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Netflix has canceled a contest designed to improve its movie recommendation system out of concern it might compromise the privacy of its customers. The decision was announced in a blog post, published Friday, by Netflix chief product officer Neil Hunt. A previous competition that handed over anonymous user data to more than 50, …

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FAIL

Well, yes...

Any anonymous voting system is inherently and obviously flawed on the internets. Anything else is a violation of privacy. This is a classic case of "you can't have your cake and eat it too".

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