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Grant Potter "That’s what’s happening with privacy. We have outsourced costs, we have privatized gains, and then to make things even worse, states depend on private actors doing surveillance so that they can raid that data in order to spy on all of us, something that they’ve decided is just normal, natural, proportional and indeed essential to the preservation of the modern state."

Grant Potter

"normalisation of #surveillance to harvest citizens’ biometric data, including finger prints and face scans."

Grant Potter "The appropriate solution to a large-scale political problem is a policy program that directly confronts large-scale surveillance, precision targeting, and behavioral experimentation"

Grant Potter "Somewhere along the way, I think, we have confused surveillance for care ... this has profound implications for how we raise children, no doubt. It has profound implications for how we teach and learn. It has profound implications for how we trust and respect one another."

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Grant Potter "effectiveness without autonomy is not effective, dependency-induced compliance is no social contract, and freedom from uncertainty is no freedom."

Grant Potter "We need to think of ourselves increasingly as having this shared common space—the planet as a whole. As part of that, there needs to be a sense that we have a shared communications space. And we have to be vigilant about our rights. Right now, this very precious thing we've created within the last 25 or 30 years is at risk of serious degradation, weaponization, surveillance. We've sleepwalked into this. And now people are waking up to it. A movement is growing worldwide around this. That's the glimmer of hope for me."

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

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Grant Potter