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Are Google Ad Results Guilty of Racial Profiling?

Google searches on names that "sound black" result in ads suggesting that the person may be a criminal, according to a new Harvard study.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.