Sebastian Heilmann says many Western governments have underrated the power of big-data technologies. Photo: CUHK
Sebastian Heilmann says many Western governments have underrated the power of big-data technologies. Photo: CUHK
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In China, big data is watching you … and that could be a huge ‘challenge to the West’

Political scientist Sebastian Heilmann says the reality of Beijing’s digital surveillance exceeds the vision of Orwellian fiction

Sebastian Heilmann says many Western governments have underrated the power of big-data technologies. Photo: CUHK
Sebastian Heilmann says many Western governments have underrated the power of big-data technologies. Photo: CUHK
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