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Surveil You!

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Big Brother is Proctoring You

You read 1984 in school but 2020 is a whole new novel. With already a vast machinery of advertisement driven technology in place, where your searches for shoe brands show up in hours as ads in your instagram feed (and this is maybe the benign sign of your online habits being harvested, collected, and sold), what happens when you toss a mere pandemic on top?

It's surveillance to the max when we are now spending even more of our social, work, and educational time in online spaces. Have no doubt, you are tracked. What can you do? Montana is sold out of off the grid shacks.

Make art. Shine a light on the practices, mock it, parody it, put it put there. Art is our last stand of expression. So make art about life under surveillance. And share it. 

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What Can You Do About Digital Surveillance? At least make [#ds106] art

I don’t need to spend paragraphs explaining the state of digital surveillance most of us have become resigned to here in 2020. I turn that over to the twitter stream of Chris Gilliard (where you do get the occasional reprieve of a pupdate).

A thing that gives me some …

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