Surveillance cameras  on the Bund in Shanghai. China has married the tools of surveillance created in Silicon Valley to state power. Photo:  EPA-EFE
Surveillance cameras on the Bund in Shanghai. China has married the tools of surveillance created in Silicon Valley to state power. Photo: EPA-EFE

Inside the surveillance state: how China coerces its people by making them think their every move is being watched

  • The tools of modern surveillance, created and perfected in Silicon Valley by Facebook, Google and Amazon but married to a state power, have a powerful impact
  • China’s spy cameras and data collection may not be all-seeing, but people only need to think they are for them to work, say the authors of Surveillance State

Surveillance cameras  on the Bund in Shanghai. China has married the tools of surveillance created in Silicon Valley to state power. Photo:  EPA-EFE
Surveillance cameras on the Bund in Shanghai. China has married the tools of surveillance created in Silicon Valley to state power. Photo: EPA-EFE
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