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If the algorithms behind Adsense can reason about maximising [sic] revenues, [Sweeney] says they ought to be able to reason about the legal and social consequences of certain patter[n]s of click-throughs.

What?!? Does not follow!

Doesn't follow because Adsense isn't "reasoning", it's optimizing an ill-defined objective function. Optimization isn't the same as reasoning.

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