Control under surveillance capitalism: from Bentham’s panopticon to Zuckerberg’s ‘Like’

Surveillance capitalism has transformed regimes of techno-capitalist control. Domination is no longer exercised  through Bentham’s ‘Panopticon’ but Zuckerberg’s ‘Like’, flowing primarily not from physical and external power exerted on the body but through ubiquitous digital surveillance, the data it yields and the behavioural changes this enables. This marriage of neoliberal rationality and geolocational technologies that … Continue reading Control under surveillance capitalism: from Bentham’s panopticon to Zuckerberg’s ‘Like’