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Welcome to the Software-Sorted Society

Professor Stephen Graham, of Durham University, analyses the extent to which society has become subject to visible and invisible surveillance, tracking, and sorting technologies. He draws attention to the radical and divisive social consequences of ‘software-sorting’ and calls for public regulation of the systems that are coming to pervade so many aspects of our lives.

• Stephen Graham

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 10, 2007.