Daily Archives: 10 March, 2020

The Digital Dictators. How Technology Strengthens Autocracy

The Digital Dictators. How Technology Strengthens Autocracy

Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Erica Frantz and Joseph Wright for Foreign Affairs. March/April 2020 The Stasi, East Germany’s state security service, may have been one of the most pervasive secret police agencies that ever existed. It was infamous for its capacity to monitor individuals and control information flows. By 1989, it had almost 100,000 regular employees and, according to some accounts, between

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