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Now Is the Time to Dismantle Our Cities’ Invasive Surveillance Infrastructure

Now Is the Time to Dismantle Our Cities’ Invasive Surveillance Infrastructure

Clever people will always come up with technology that can be used for evil. Then what? «Not all innovation deserves to exist; much of the technologies that fuel surveillance and policing should never have been created in the first place. If the only tactics we accept are modifying and regulating these technologies, then we undermine our own agency and foreclose alternatives.»



Published in Weekly Filet #308