The Dangers of Openly Sharing and Covertly Collecting Data

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Clare Birchall

In an era of open data and ubiquitous dataveillance, what does it mean to “share”? This book argues that we are all “shareveillant” subjects, called upon to be transparent and render data open at the same time as the security state invests in practices to keep data closed. Drawing on Jacques Rancière’s “distribution of the sensible,” Clare Birchall reimagines sharing in terms of a collective political relationality beyond the veillant expectations of the state.

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    Shareveillance: The Dangers of Openly Sharing and Covertly Collecting Data by Clare Birchall is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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