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AOL Search Documentary

Lernert Engelberts and Sander Plug have taken the AOL search data which AOL released “anonymously,” and made a movie with the searchs of user #711391.

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I Love Alaska, via Guerrilla Innovation.

Worth checking out, but be warned, it’s a little on the languid side, using pacing and the voice to build the story.

Also, note that the movie says the release was accidental. Engleberts and Plug regret the error.

Previously: “AOL search records ‘research’,” “AOL data release fallout,” “Researchers Two-Faced over Facebook Data Release,” and “Wendy Richmond’s Surreptitious Cellphone