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Life in China’s Surveillance State

Kai Strittmatter

Old Street Publishing, 2019

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Growing use of surveillance technology has prompted calls for bans and stricter regulation.

Antoaneta Roussi and Richard Van Noorden

Nature, 2020

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The technology is improving – but the bigger issue is how it’s used.

Antoaneta Roussi et al.

Nature, 2020

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The Existential Threat of Big Tech

Franklin Foer

Penguin Press, 2017

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Xi Jinping is using artificial intelligence to enhance his government’s totalitarian control – and he’s exporting this technology to regimes around the globe.

Ross Andersen

The Atlantic, 2020

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How Social Movements Democratize Surveillance

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

MIT Press, 2020

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Requests are rising from law enforcement for information on devices, which can include internet queries, food orders and overheard conversations.

Sidney Fussell

Wired, 2020

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The controversial and nearly ever-present technology that could replace the fingerprint

Meher Ahmad et al.

The California Sunday Magazine, 2020

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In the past two centuries, the evolution of the U.S. Census has tracked the country’s social tensions and reflected its political controversies. Now its future is in question.

Jill Lepore

The New Yorker, 2020

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The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

Kevin Mitnick

Little, Brown US, 2017

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