Episode 03 - "Permanent Record"

Every minute of your day you're tracked by a host of companies using a plethora of tools and techniques. In this episode, we dig into how this technology has infiltrated the real world, follows you into the digital domain, and shapes the world around you. Join us as we delve into the shadowy reality of corporate surveillance.

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Credits

Daniel Forkner & David Torcivia

Additional Research by:

Michael Torcivia, Jake Ures


Published 16-11-2017 23:19