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Evidence Submitted to the House of Lords Communications Committee inquiry on Internet Regulation

last modified May 14, 2018 02:00 PM

Jennifer Cobbe (Coordinator, Trustworthy Technologies SRI) and Professor John Naughton (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH); Trustworthy Technologies SRI) submitted evidence to the House of Lords Communications Committee inquiry on internet regulation on May 11th 2018. Their evidence described and explained surveillance capitalism, taking Facebook as a case study with reference to other companies where relevant.

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