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Surveillance Capitalism with Vass Bednar [Wonks and War Rooms]

Feb 24, 2021

Vass Bendar is a public policy expert who chats with Elizabeth about the idea of surveillance capitalism. Talking about a few Canadian examples, they talk about how tech companies collect and use data from their users, how privacy policy might be a red herring and how incentive structures in the tech industry contribute to the system of surveillance capitalism.


Vass Bednar is executive director of McMaster University’s master of public policy in digital society 

Republished from Wonks and War Rooms. Listen to the original podcast here