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Tuesday, January 28th 2020
Tue, Jan 28th 2020

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8evelynciara20dWe're probably surveilling poor and vulnerable people in developing and developed countries too much in the name of aiding them, and we should give stronger consideration to the privacy rights of aid recipients. Personal data about these people collected for benign purposes can be weaponized against them by malicious actors, and surveillance itself can deter people from accessing vital services. "Stop Surveillance Humanitarianism" by Mark Latonero [] Automating Inequality by Virginia Eubanks makes a similar argument regarding aid recipients in developed countries.