Transparent Lives: Surveillance in Canada (Athabasca University Press)

Many Canadians are acutely aware that executive corporations behavior mass surveillance utilizing cell and on-line information. Fewer are conscious of being less than consistent surveillance of their daily lives. we won't stroll downtown, attend a category, pay with a bank card, hop on an aircraft, or make a telephone name with no facts being captured and processed. the place does it pass? Who uses it? Is lack of regulate of our own info the associated fee paid for social media and digital communications, or can we tolerate a approach that makes us obvious ― and hence susceptible ― to others as by no means earlier than? specialists from a seven-year multi-disciplinary study undertaking clarify how surveillance is increasing ― more often than not unchecked ― into each aspect of our lives, and what to do approximately it.

The New Transparency: Surveillance and Social Sorting ― an important Collaborative study Initiative funded by way of the Social Sciences and arts examine Council of Canada ― seeks to appreciate the standards contributing to the growth of surveillance as a expertise of governance, together with its underlying ideas, technological infrastructures, and institutional frameworks, and to clarify the social results of surveillance for associations and for usual humans. Transparent Lives displays examine carried out through the first 1/2 this seven-year venture. the amount used to be together authored through 11 participants of the recent Transparency staff: Colin J. Bennett, Andrew Clement, Arthur Cockfield, Aaron Doyle, Kevin D. Haggerty, Stephane Leman-Langlois, David Lyon, Benjamin Muller, David Murakami wooden, Laureen Snider, and Valerie Steeves.

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