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Feb 13Liked by Olivier Roland

I've been thinking a lot about this. At dinner parties, I'll often hear friends joke, "don't pay any attention to that Siri!" There's this awareness that we are being surveilled and a kind of irreverence to it. It's like "I'm not doing anything wrong so listen all you like!" I have to admit I feel some of that myself. If surveillance is being used to find and capture actual bad guys (terrorists, sex traffickers, murders etc.) I feel like by all means go ahead. But if it starts to be used for the examples you mentioned (catching women looking for an abortion), that's not ok. So the question in my mind is: how to we ensure personal data is being used for good, not evil? Which governments can/can't be trusted with this technology?

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