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How to Stop ‘Smart Cities’ From Becoming ‘Surveillance Cities’

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Urban officials dream of a future of “Smart Cities” that use new technologies to gather comprehensive data and algorithms to achieve increased efficiency, sustainability, and safety. While many of these benefits are real, we must be vigilant to ensure that they don’t come at too high a cost, as the adoption of such technologies can also lead to an unacceptable increase in government surveillance.

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Introducing a new one-stop shop for writing open data policy


We’re excited to announce the launch of our Open Data Policy Hub, a “one-stop shop” for drafting, crafting, and enacting open data policy. We created the Open Data Policy Hub as an easy-to-use, accessible platform for anyone looking to begin building an open data policy on their own — replacing content that had been spread out across five different websites.

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