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

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


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


Mobile Phone Mobile Device Parental Monitoring Mobile Technology Mobile Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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