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The problem of (and with) wearable technology and privacy

Published on May 28, 2013 by

very interesting topic. Also, read the comments in the article! (a study in itself, I’d say). The problem of wearable technology is that, when it becomes hidden/ merges with in another archetype, such as a pair of glasses, it becomes intransparent. Where a handycam is recognizeable as a camera thus triggers a certain etiqutee surrounding

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Drone use cause for increasing concern amongst politicians in the Netherlands

Published on March 18, 2013 by

Apparently, the police force in the Netherlands is, so far occasionally, using drones. Politicians are getting more worried about the use of drones, as its use is growing while there are no or little rules or laws in place. Some politicians are even worried about the privacy of citizens! (this is highly ironic, because Dutch

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Clothing against surveillance cameras; stealth wear

Published on January 7, 2013 by

(I especially like the anti-drone hoody !) from the website: Privacy Mode continues to explore the aesthetics of privacy and the potential for fashion to challenge authoritarian surveillance. Presented by PRIMITIVE at TANK MAGAZINE HQ will be a suite of new designs, made in collaboration with NYC fashion designer Johanna Bloomfield, that tackle some of

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