Vast quantities of data on hundreds of thousands of people is being used to construct computer models in an effort to predict child abuse and intervene before it can happen, the Guardian has learned.
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Her face has been on a McDonald's advert in China and one for sedation dentistry in Virginia.
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A list offering guidance to those affected by smart home devices being used to control or harass them within abusive relationships has been published online.
It is largely aimed at women.
Gaming disorder may be a newly recognised condition, but disordered gaming is anything but new. In 2010, a Korean couple was arrested for fatal child neglect spurred by an obsession with Prius Online. Five years earlier, another Korean man collapsed and died after a 50-hour session playing StarCraft in an internet cafe.