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Upasana Bhattacharjee

Upasana Bhattacharjee is a student of Development Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Her areas of interest include internet governance, the future of work, gendered labour, and political philosophy.

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Privacy, Personhood and Identity in Surveillance Societies

Posted Wed 6 Mar 2019 - 07:14 | 6,832 views

Privacy was initially understood simply as the right to be left alone. The increasing use of internet, social media, surveillance and algorithmic processing has however shifted the meanings of privacy, and here we explore the conceptual understandings of privacy and its links to autonomy, human dignity and self-determination.

Image description: Numerous surveillance cameras on a wall