Academy of Ideas
Academy of Ideas
Oct 30, 2021
Smartphones and Social Media: A Mass Surveillance Dystopia
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In the book The Origins of Totalitarianism Hannah Arendt describes the rudimentary mass surveillance system used by the secret police force of the Russian Empire. “Every suspect was noted on a large card in the center of which his name was surrounded by a red circle; his political friends were designated by smaller red circles […]

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