surveillance society

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surveillance society

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a society where surveillance technology is widely used to monitor people's everyday activities
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In fact, all over the world, mass surveillance has never yielded security and peace.
The software has already been proven to be racially biased, and the last thing an increasingly fascistic law enforcement culture needs are further tools for mass surveillance." [Reference Link]:[https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1V-uKklBicBgY-TCKPkWY9dJ_iZDWU93G_frsR6yzv3M/mobilebasic]
military is testing high-altitude, solar-powered balloons for mass surveillance across six Midwest states.
California [USA], August 2 (ANI): NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden who made headlines after revealing the US' mass surveillance program back in 2013 has now claimed that it is not just the government spying on the citizens, but also some of the most widely used online sites.
The spread of sophisticated and authoritarian mass surveillance within China in itself is problematic, but its export to other governments poses a worldwide threat of repression, writes Senator Markey in the letter.
By examining the design of the app, which at the time was publicly available, Human Rights Watch revealed specifically the kinds of behaviors and people this mass surveillance system targets.
Mass surveillance, particularly that which utilises big data to eliminate all forms of privacy and individual choice, has long been prophesied by authors such as George Orwell.
"There are credible reports of mass detentions in political "re-education camps" affecting Uyghurs and other minorities; of mass surveillance; of restrictions on travel; and of Uyghurs abroad allegedly being returned to China involuntarily," said Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for EU High Representative Federica Mogherini in a statement.
The data was collected as part of two mass surveillance programmes called Bulk Communications Data and Bulk Personal Datasets, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal said, Al-Jazeera reproted.
The report reads, A state's obligations to respect and ensure the rights to freedom of opinion and expression and to privacy include the responsibility to protect encryption." Moreover, the report also claims that many states engage in secret mass surveillance and communication interception.
Among their topics are space and policing, policing cyberspace: mass surveillance and the expansion of the state, whether rural law enforcement is real police work, policing urban spaces, the meaning of surveillance in public space, and spatial crime prevention: traditional and non-traditional perspectives.
This might sound like a pleasant alternative to American civil libertarians, but there's a sinister twist that sours the picture: mass surveillance. The really boring thing about the show is how much time the constables spend just waiting for alerts from Britain's driver surveillance network to pop up on their squad-car screens.