Modern technology was supposed to end dictatorship. But will it end democracy instead?
Increasingly, biometric systems are at the center of the security-technology complex and at the nexus of a state’s apparatus of surveillance and control.
From jailing people for likes to weaponizing copyright, it’s easier to prosecute your critics when you can find them on Facebook.
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