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Prof. Philip Howard raises privacy concerns over data collection in global cities | Foreign Policy

June 9, 2016

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The world’s cities are collecting ever-increasing amounts of data, and it is time for mechanisms to prevent abuse writes Jackson School Affiliate Faculty Philip Howard in “Soon Your City Will Know Everything About You” in Foreign Policy.

Prof. Philip N. Howard specializes on the use of digital media for social control in both democracies and authoritarian regimes. He investigates the impact of digital media on political life around the world, and he is a frequent commentator on global media and political affairs.

Prof. Philip Howard

Prof. Philip Howard

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