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Shareveillance

9781517904258: Paperback
Release Date: 15th September 2017

Dimensions: 127 x 178

Number of Pages: 86

Series Forerunners: Ideas First

University Of Minnesota Press

Shareveillance

The Dangers of Openly Sharing and Covertly Collecting Data

Cracking open the politics of transparency and secrecy

In an era of open data and ubiquitous dataveillance, what does it mean to \u201cshare\u201d? This book argues that we are all \u201cshareveillant\u201d 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 Ranci\u00e8re\u2019s \u201cdistribution of the sensible,\u201d Clare Birchall reimagines sharing in terms of a collective political relationality beyond the veillant expectations of the state.

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Cracking open the politics of transparency and secrecy

In an era of open data and ubiquitous dataveillance, what does it mean to \u201cshare\u201d? This book argues that we are all \u201cshareveillant\u201d 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 Ranci\u00e8re\u2019s \u201cdistribution of the sensible,\u201d Clare Birchall reimagines sharing in terms of a collective political relationality beyond the veillant expectations of the state.

Contents
Introduction
Real People
The Attack on Tenure
Failed Leadership
Eye on the Ball
No Confidence
Conclusion: Where Are We Now?
Acknowledgments

Clare Birchall is senior lecturer at King’s College London. She is author of Knowledge Goes Pop: From Conspiracy Theory to Gossip and coeditor of New Cultural Studies: Adventures in Theory.