Panopticon, Surveilance and the NSA

Panopticon

Possibly the most philosophical session of Barcamp Canberra 2014, Pascal, Jahla and Shruti start a discussion into the social effects of surveillance, drawing on Bentham’s Panopticon and Foucault’s critical use thereof as a social theory. The discussion unfurls, covering privacy, the (self-)disciplinary effects of surveillance, NSA leaks, and more.

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