The Great Data Calamity keeps rolling on.
Now lenders are using tools from start up companies to evaluate your credit worthiness based on your online presence. Post with all caps? Bad credit risk. Racist rant? Bad credit risk. Big online network? Good credit risk. Write an anonymous blog exposing the lunacy of the world we live in? Hero who uses as little credit as necessary.
At its worst, the idea of mining our online selves for slivers of data could seem reminiscent of the Miranda