September 20, 2021

Surveillance Society – Panopticon In The Age Of Digital Media (Donna Susan Mathew), Part 2

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. Surveillance in a Post 9/11 World It is rather difficult and impossible to impose regulation on mass surveillance technologies as they evolve at a rapid rate, making any law or regulation redundant in a span of a couple of years. […]

Surveillance Society – Panopticon In The Age Of Digital Media (Donna Susan Mathew), Part 1

The following is the first of a two-part series. “The social technologies we see in use today are fundamentally panoptical – the architecture of participation is inherently an architecture of surveillance.” – Joshua-Michéle Ross The concept of the “Panopticon” as derived by Jeremy Bentham  is one of the most significant reference points to surveillance ethics […]