This is a plea for democratic supervision and regulation of the large data sets that are currently being collected all over the digital world — a plea driven not by fears for the privacy of the individual but by worries that a privileged knowledge of the mechanics governing the social world could allow for a one-sided and largely unrecognized control of the masses.
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March 1, 2013
Richard Sennett Craig Calhoun Harel Shapira Harel Shapira
Wolfgang Pietsch; Data and Control a Digital Manifesto. Public Culture 1 March 2013; 25 (2 70): 307–310. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/08992363-2020611
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