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Comment Re:Dubious Credit Criteria (Score 1) 362

Banks like Insurance companies do not care about causation all they care about is correlation. If more than 50% of the people who visit slashdot are bad drivers but good at paying their bills, and they find out you visit slashdot you will get a great rate on a loan and expensive insurance.

Comment Re:Don't wanna be first... (Score 2, Insightful) 282

That they have a lower crash rate than humans and we are all forced to switch to them.

Not sure that is going wrong though.

If they can reduce the fatality rate, and the eventually will, it will not matter if different folks die only that less die. This is the same thing as vaccines. You trade X deaths for X/Y deaths, while those latter deaths are unlikely to be the same folks.

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