Julian Vigo
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I am an independent scholar and filmmaker who specializes in anthropology, technology, and political philosophy. My latest book is "Earthquake in Haiti: The Pornography of Poverty and the Politics of Development" (2015) and I am a contributor to Quillette,

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I am an independent scholar and filmmaker who specializes in anthropology, technology, and political philosophy. My latest book is "Earthquake in Haiti: The Pornography of Poverty and the Politics of Development" (2015) and I am a contributor to Quillette, TruthDig, Dissident Voice, Black Agenda Report, The Morning Star, The Ecologist, HuffPost UK and CounterPunch.

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LATESTARCHIVE
Oct 14, 2019

The New Tech Economy

From the online markets for banking, education, publishing, artistic productions and crafts, there is no shortage for uses of the internet for marketing freelance skills to the larger world market, irrespective of national boundaries and customs.
Oct 3, 2019

Google And The Right To Be Forgotten

A particular axis of critique lodged against Google is directed at how this giant processes data to the extent that Google exposes links to sensitive personal information that extends beyond EU boundaries, hence EU legal jurisdiction under the EU’s “right to be forgotten” privacy rule.
Sep 27, 2019

Targeted Advertising And The Usurpation Of Civil Rights

This is how targeted advertising functions whereby information that we largely deem uninteresting or trivial is used to create a menu of objects, from among a larger group of online advertisers, that us our information to feed us future advertisements.
Sep 27, 2019

Why We Need To Take Data Privacy Seriously

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced the formation of the new ACM Technology Policy Council to coordinate an agenda for its activities around the world which relate to social and political issues such as algorithmic bias and online privacy.
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