surveillance

The (pseudo)science of profiling and surveillance

Column
Piia Varis
20/02/2020
9 minutes to read

Both online profiling and targeting as well as border surveillance are big business, but both also seem to rely on dubious scientific claims and foundations.

The failure of surveillance

Article
Jan Blommaert
13/06/2016
3 minutes to read

The search for terrorists is supported by highly sophisticated and intensive surveillance of electronic communication media, but overlooks the basic fact that sometimes people switch off their devices and become invisible.