Who’s Watching Whom? Monitoring and Accountability in Mobile Relations

  • Nicola Green
Part of the Computer Supported Cooperative Work book series (CSCW)

Abstract

This chapter offers some tentative thoughts on an issue that has recently become a subject of public debate — the capability of mobile technologies, especially emerging location-based services, to act as technologies of “surveillance”. I take as my starting point two instances of social relations, one drawn from what might be termed “popular culture”, the other drawn from observational research.1

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Green
    • 1
  1. 1.Digital World Research CentreUniversity of SurreyEngland

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