chris mann on Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:20:50 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Pascal Zachary: Rules for the Digital Panopticon (IEEE)

sure, amateur DIT surveillance defines fb and credit, but lets not forget
the enthused amateur surveillance defining fame. or fashion. or any of
those. (i'm still convinced that the nsa is modelling a new version of

louis fourteenth enthused about greed as a mechanism for policing the
burgeoning bourgeoisie. hence the legislation for capitalism. or as
althusser, what would the subject be if it wasnt capital?

On 11 October 2013 04:19, Felix Stalder <> wrote:

> The concept of the panopticon has been very popular ever since Foucault
> elevated it to the rank of a central metaphor for modernity in
> "Discipline and Punishment" (1975). And the NSA revelations seem to
> confirm its usefulness once again.

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