Category Surveillance

News and hard-hitting, insightful, thoughtful, provocative and progressive analysis of the authorities’ growing appetite for Internet censorship and diminishing of civil liberties.

The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal highlights the problem of “surveillance capitalism” in the digital age

Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica's scandalous harvesting and use of Facebook user data highlights the urgent need for robust public debate on the emerging problem of “surveillance capitalism” in our increasingly digital society, suggests Jennifer Cobbe, the co-ordinator of Cambridge University's Trustworthy Technologies strategic research initiative.
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