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Monday, November 11 2013

Big Data Follows and Buries Us in Equal Measure

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange noted that the East German secret police employed ten percent of the population as informants. The genius of Facebook is that it's an emoticon-besotted surveillance apparatus through which friends rat out friends routinely.


Tuesday, June 7 2011

‘don’t take it personally’: Identity Performance and Surveillance Culture

Christine Love captures the impulsive, shortsighted character of adolescence phenomenally well here, including the reproduction of all the expectations and sex-obsessed attitudes our mass media have thrust upon these kids.


Monday, August 24 2009

Clever ‘Duplicity’ gets a second chance


Tuesday, October 28 2008

London of 2008 gets closer to ‘1984,’ troubling some Britons


Thursday, February 1 2007

Surveillance by Jonathan Raban

Surveillance explores real, imagined problems of homeland security.


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