practical resistance, hongkong 

For many, XXth century was about attempting to *seize the means of production*.

In the XXIst, shall we attempt to *destroy the means of prediction*?

#SurveillanceCapitalism #FuckOffGoogleAndCo #BecomeUnpredictable

"UK businesses using artificial intelligence to monitor staff activity" | The Guardian

Also, note the use of the term "precision economy" in this article to describe these practices. Is this an attempt to whitewash what we call "surveillance capitalism"?

#SurveillanceCapitalism #UK #AI

A group is suing over Google’s proposed smart neighbourhood in Toronto:

Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of BlackBerry, called the project a "colonizing experiment in surveillance capitalism attempting to bulldoze important urban, civic and political issues.”


A smart city, unless the data is owned and controlled the citizens, is a panopticon. The data leaks by default to the corporations that own it. It is privatisation of public space. Smart City is the wrong goal; we should aim to have Smart Citizens.



#Google's CEO: "Yes, we use data to make products more helpful for everyone"

Google does offers helpful services, but primarily for their customers, not their users. Like this time its AI algorithms helped DoD with drones strikes


" will continue in pre-trial detention. This is a emergency. He is entirely innocent; he returns to an 8m² cell with 7 men, w/ no room to sleep, w/ no clean water, in a prison system notoriously on the verge of collapse."


An important day for our freedom to organize freely without being spied on: @Framasoft has just launched their crowdfunding campaign to develop @mobilizon a decentralized and federated platform for event organization

Spread the word!

#crowdfunding #surveillanceCapitalism #FOSS #mobilizon #fediverse


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