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Protests, Pandemics, and Privacy: The Rise of Surveillance States

Recorded on MAY 19TH, 2021

Crises such as the pandemic test core social principles that strain against the need for expediency. The intersection of technology, surveillance practices, and the current crisis created the perfect storm for eroding global privacy. This session shows how 2020 accelerated worldwide surveillance, the impact in two case study countries, (China, & U.S.) and the choices that lie ahead for us.