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The Center for Law, Justice & Culture helped sponsor "Critical Resistance in the Digital Age," a spring 2014 series that focused on social activism, new media technologies, and their role in relation to issues of privacy, mobilization, and advocacy, with special reference to campus culture.


From high-tech airport security checks and banks that scrutinize the specifics of credit card purchases, to city street cameras and the data collected on Facebook postings, surveillance is "in the DNA" of modern society, says Dr. John Gilliom, Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences, co-author of SuperVision: An Introduction to the Surveillance Society.