uberveillance


uberveillance
An omnipresent form of 24/7 surveillance of humans based on widespread electronic devices, and especially computer chips embedded into bodies.

The advent of subdermal microchips is part of what the authors call uberveillance, which connotes the ability to automatically locate and identify individuals, and can be used to as a predictive mechanism for behaviour and traits.


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  • uberveillance — /ˈubəveɪləns/ (say oohbuhvayluhns) noun an omnipresent electronic surveillance facilitated by technology that makes it possible to embed surveillance devices in the human body. Also, überveillance …   Australian English dictionary

  • Uberveillance — Total and inescapable internal, personal surveillance. “All Australians could be implanted with microchips for tracking and identification within the next two or three generations,” Australia’s ninemsnreported, quoting Dr Michael G. Michael from… …   Dictionary of unconsidered lexicographical trifles


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