Personal Data for Security in Kenya

By Hellen Mukiri-Smith

Even with increased surveillance of populations through use of new technologies, some panoptic features of surveillance remain. In Kenya, physical and spatial surveillance carried out from a single or central point aimed at ‘self-disciplining of watched subjects,’ to influence their behaviour, to make them docile, remains very much a reality.... [Read More]

Data Justice Stories of 2018

By the GDJ Team

This year was an important one for our project, having kicked off in the first quarter of 2018 with a lot of eagerness and enthusiasm. We’re equally raring to go in 2019, but before we do, we want to share some important stories from the past year that will inform... [Read More]
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How are Different Publics Constructed through Datafication of Health and Public Opinion Studies?

By Lea Skovgaard

Since Walter Lippmann’s famous denunciation of The Public as a phantom figure in 1927, references to ‘public opinion’ have given rise to questions about who can represent what to whom. Today, more than 90 years later, these questions continue to be relevant, and ongoing datafication of health has added further... [Read More]