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Surveillance, Control and Terror

by Sanjay Sharma
10 Mar 2007 • Comment (0) • Print
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There are many glib pronouncements that we have entered into a ‘Big Brother State’. Rather then think of surveillance as a panopticon of disciplinary enclosure, it has penetrated the mobilities of everyday life – what Deleuze has named as societies of control.

The war on terror is increasingly materializing itself as a virtual power of super-surveillance. This short video animation entitled ‘Stop the Big Brother State’ succinctly highlights recent key transformations of neo-liberal democracies.

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Sanjay Sharma is a Co-Editor of darkmatter and responsible for the site admin. Currently teaches in the School of Social Sciences, Brunel University, UK. Twitter: @sanjay_digital
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