The Digital Media Conference Addresses Activism in the Age of Ubiquitous Surveillance
Recently the activist-lawyer Michelle Alexander encouraged us all “to connect the dots” of militarism, mass incarceration, and mass surveillance. In this spirit, the Freedom and Unfreedom in the Digital Age conference--10/25-27/13 at Lesley University--will be bring together activists and techies to make the connections.
From America’s soaring, world-leading rates of imprisonment (north of 700/100,000 residents), to its astonishing deportations (set to top 2 million in 2014), to the continuing Snowden revelations, we have a dystopian present. But the story gets worse.