Digital face in zeros and ones
Article/journal, Migration & borders, Human rights & justice, Technology & society, Harney Program

Borders, Bodies and See-All Technologies: Pushing the Limits of Bio-Surveillance

In recent years, surveillance technologies have increasingly been deployed to monitor, control, and curtail the movement of people. The pandemic is accelerating this trend. While controlling the spread of Covid-19 is of paramount importance, a global regime of technologically enabled exclusion underpinned by a discourse of contagion is emerging. Even in a crisis, a debate over the future of mobility and technological surveillance is critical.