Netflix Contest Over Due to Privacy Concerns
March 13, 2010 7:24 AM Subscribe
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the $1 million Next Big Thing contest, which would have rewarded a team to improve their recommendation engine.
It was a sequel to an earlier contest
to improve their recommendation engine by 10%. The contest was shut down as a settlement due to privacy concerns
in a lawsuit lead by a closeted lesbian mother.