“The predictability of individual attributes from digital records of behaviour may have considerable negative implications, because it can easily be applied to large numbers of people without their individual consent and without them noticing,” they said.
Totally happening within the movement and beyond… going all the way back to Ferguson. There’s a reason BLM pushed social media activism, rode to national prominence on a hashtag, colluded with Facebook, Twitter, etc… provided an easy means for law enforcement to keep the movement under surveillance.
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