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Evolving Surveillance Tech Whets the Authoritarian Impulse to See and Know All

Marie Lamensch considers the broadening use of surveillance technologies by authoritarian governments, demonstrating through the case of their use by China the increasing need for democracies to keep track of the harmful online tools and tactics used and to push back against their use by establishing guardrails to help protect and uphold democratic values. The article outlines an array of applications, social media tools, and AI-powered surveillance technologies in the realm of predictive policing.

Read the full piece here at the Centre for International Governance Innovation.