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The more someone knows about us, the more they can influence us. We can wield democratic power only if our privacy is protected.

bostonreview.net/science-natur

Shoshana Zuboff on surveillance capitalism, and what we need to do to reclaim the more benign impacts of the digital revolution.

ft.com/content/fe6cebe4-18e1-4

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Since I Met Edward Snowden, I’ve Never Stopped Watching My Back. After receiving a trove of documents from the whistleblower, I found myself under surveillance and investigation by the U.S. government.

theatlantic.com/magazine/archi

The sum of our clickstreams is not an objective measure of who we are, but a personal portrait of our hopes and desires

aeon.co/essays/why-big-data-is

Trapped in a global surveillance society, we’ve lost sight of what privacy actually means. To reclaim its value, we must reconsider what we want to protect.

theprivacyissue.com/privacy-an

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