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    The evolving aesthetics of privacy

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    Cameras are everywhere. They are in our pockets, on our computers, on traffic lights, and on the sides of and inside buildings. Surveillance, for better or worse, is becoming a part of our everyday lives and raises myriad philosophical, ethical, and personal privacy questions. In response to these increasing levels of surveillance, digital rights activists and artists have come up with unique methods of protest, namely through fashion and accessories.

    Activists and hackers have been working on methods to fool facial recognition software for almost a decade, using stick-on jewelry and even sunglasses equipped with reflecting frames to trick facial recognition systems. In 2015, through a project called URME Surveillance, artist Leo…

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    May, 28 2020 |

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