Jul 22, 2020
Quotable: Data Privacy and Surveillance Capitalism
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As we live more of our lives online, data privacy issues become more important. Who is collecting our data and what are they doing with it? Aaron Mauro, Assistant Professor with the Centre for Digital Humanities, spoke about identity and surveillance captalism with social media intern Hayley Wilhelm for this bonus mini episode.


Working from home during the pandemic creates new cybersecurity threats (The Conversation, 9 April 2020)


Coronavirus contact tracing poses serious threats to our privacy (The Conversation, 10 May 2020)


Canadians need to consider implications of COVID-19 surveillance, says Brock prof (Brock News, 21 April 2020)


@onthename Aaron Mauro on Twitter


Dr. Aaron Mauro website


Centre for Digital Humanities


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