The Spread of Mass Surveillance, 1995 to Present (Big Data Innovation Transfer and Governance in Emerging High Technology States) | CPS

Nadiya Kostyuk, Muzammil M. Hussain (CPD); The Spread of Mass Surveillance, 1995 to Present; In Their Blog at the Center for Political Studies (CPS), Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; 2017-09-01.
Previously performed at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA); the presentation, titled “Big Data Innovation Transfer and Governance in Emerging High Technology States” was a part of the session “The Role of Business in Information Technology and Politics” on Friday 2017-09-01.

tl;dr → an exercise in documentation; factoids are developed; a diversity is shown.
<quote>The observed cases in our study differ in scope and impact.</quote>

Original Sources

Mentions

  • Aadhaar, a national ID program, India.
  • Social Credit System, China.

Factoids

Categorical (arbitrary) Total Spend (USD) Spend/Individual (USD) Span (count) Coverage Universe Fun
nations worldwide $27.1B
(or more)
$7 4.138B 73% world population
stable autocracies,
authoritarian regimes
$10.967B $lower-$110 0.1B 81% their populations upper is 11X more
than “other regime type”
advanced democracies $8.909B $11 0.812B 74% their population
high-spending dictatorships and democracies,
developing and emerging democracies
$4.784B $1-2 2.875B 72% their population

Referenced

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