Surveillance Society: Its Nature And Characteristics

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Jagriti Kalita


21st century has seen a growth in digital surveillance across the world. Countries like China, Singapore, the U.S strictly adheres to technology for monitoring their citizens. While supporters of surveillance has said it is important to monitor citizens’ movements to reduce crime and mitigate danger, critiques have raised questions concerning privacy and human rights violation due to increased surveillance. The current Government in India has been currently on the news after the alleged spying done through the Israeli Pegasus malware.

This article will discuss the nature and characteristics of a surveillance society and the risks it possesses accordingly.

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