A Blog by Virgilio Rivas

Resist, Obfuscate

“Against inexorable machinations of data surveillance, analysis, and profiling, data obfuscation holds promise of relief. Whether it can withstand countervailing analytics is an intriguing question; whether it is unethical, illegitimate, or, at best, ungenerous cuts close to the bone. Yet, as NYU’s Helen Nissenbaum will argue in this talk, obfuscation is a compelling “weapon-of-the-weak,” which […]

via Resisting Data’s Tyranny With Obfuscation — Deterritorial Investigations Unit

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