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Tech Giants Are Using This Crisis to Colonize the Welfare System

Author: Magalhães, J. C., Couldry, N.
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Year: 2020
Type: Other publications

In recent years, firms like Google and Facebook have used the Global South as a test bed for new and unregulated forms of data collection. Faced with coronavirus, the same mechanisms are being rolled out across the world — with for-profit data collection becoming increasingly central to states’ management of their welfare systems.

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