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Re: <nettime> Google Buzz and the Surveilance Economy
Greg Elmer on Mon, 15 Feb 2010 13:05:51 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Google Buzz and the Surveilance Economy


But it's so easy, no? Buzz is a tyranny of convenience, I think Colin
Bennett coined that phrase. Surveillance regimes are powerful because they
offer something to users. That "pay off" must play a greater role in
surveillance studies. /Greg Elmer


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