The privacy of your information – and your identity – is a growing concern in this digital age. Every time you allow cookies, fill in an online form, join a social media channel or subscribe to a streaming service, you leave a trail. As long as that gives you access to what you want, and protects your individual information, it's not a problem – but you should be aware when your data is a commodity that is bought and sold, and when hackers can dig into your personal information. How can you protect yourself individually and still enjoy the collective information and entertainment the internet offers?
How Digital Capitalism is Extracting Data, Controlling Our Lives, and Taking Over the World
MIT Press, 2020
Character Assassination and Reputation Management
Theory and Applications
Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care
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Business Insider UK, 2022
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The New York Times, 2021
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The Guardian, 2021