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Mass dataveillance is

the systematic use of personal data systems in the investigation or monitoring of the actions or communications of groups of people. In general, the reason for investigation or monitoring is to identify individuals who belong to some particular class of interest to the surveillance organization. It may also, however, be used for its deterrent effects.[1]

References Edit

  1. Roger Clarke, "Introduction to Dataveillance and Information Privacy, and Definitions of Terms" (1997-2006) (full-text).

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