Tag Archives: Surveillance

Big data: state, corporate and social surveillance – London – 6th December 2017

Interrogating Digital Capitalism: A series of monthly events questioning liberal ideas of progress through technology Digital technology powers neoliberal capitalism: it is central to globalisation, financialisation, the ‘flexible economy’, ongoing waves of automation and now, ‘big data capitalism’. Liberals and … Continue reading

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Email Encryption for Beginners – Bristol – 22nd Jan 2016

Friday 22nd January, 7:30-8:30 Hydra bookshop, Old Market, Bristol An ordinary e-mail is like a postcard without an envelope: anybody who can put their hands on it can read it. Unlike a postcard, an email is copied (rather than moved) … Continue reading

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Public meeting – ‘Technology out of control? Drones, killer robots and the arms trade’ – July 2013 – report

The first BTF meeting was a resounding success with a very lively discussion and a general appreciation of Fairly Square’s food and drink! Ann Marie O’Reilly of Campaign Against the Arms Trade gave an introduction to general issues related to … Continue reading

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Radical Science and Alternative Technology – London – 11th April 2015

Radical Science and Alternative Technology: From the 70s to the Present. Discussion event with talks by the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science / Alternative Technology Movement and current activists. April 11th, 1pm to 5.30pm, Feminist Library, 5 Westminster … Continue reading

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Borders and Technology – Bristol – 20th February 2015

Borders and Technology: A look at contemporary and historical surveillance and control over the movement of people, plus resistance to it. Fri Feb 20th 7-9pm 2015 at Hydra Books, 34 Old Market, Bristol BS2 0EZ. Speakers include: Statewatch (statewatch.org), Bristol Radical … Continue reading

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Breaking the Frame programme of events 2013-14

Technology dominates our world, but many people think ‘its just a neutral tool’ or that technology = progress.  Although it does bring some benefits, most technology designed and controlled by corporate, military and technocratic elites to serve their interests and … Continue reading

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Databases and data-mining: a favoured method for security and law enforcement agencies

Databases and data-mining: a favoured method for security and law enforcement agencies Chris Jones Statewatch Image from The Guardian The documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden on the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) … Continue reading

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