URME: Your Personal Surveillance Identity Prosthetic


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The URME Personal Surveillance Identity Prosthetic demonstrates the latest in 3D printing technology. Made from a pigmented hard resin, this mask is both a 3D scan of artist Leo Selvaggio’s face, as well as photo realistic rendering of his features, such as skin tone, texture and hair. Continue reading »

The Art Of Mass Surveillance: All 135 Vintage NSA Security Posters From The 1950s And 1960s

In the 1950s and 1960s the National Security Agency (NSA) cranked out beautiful and captivating posters to remind Americans that keeping secrets was important. Continue reading »

Collar AG – A Wearable Device For Surveillance By XCEED

Under the giant wave of big data, every decision we made on the web is being drawn into bottomless whirlpool. Whether you drop a keyword in Google’s search engine, or click a like on the Facebook, the Internet will record it and customize the filter bubble for your behavior. This phenomenon is set to become a personal optimization system that isolates us in the ideological frames. Continue reading »

Million Mask March: Hacktivists Against Mass Surveillance

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Chances are, this week you saw Guy Fawkes’ visage on the streets, as protesters in 481 cities worldwide participated in the Million Mask March, promoted by internet activist group Anonymous. (© FOTOBANK.RU/GETTY IMAGES)
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