The Myth of the ‘Transparent Society’

The argument goes something like this: In a world of ubiquitous surveillance, you’ll know all about me, but I will also know all about you. The government will be watching us, but we’ll also be watching the government. This is different than before, but it’s not automatically worse. And because I know your secrets, you can’t use my secrets as a weapon against me. Except it doesn’t work, because it ignores the crucial dissimilarity of power

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