Issue Brief Oct 17, 2022
China’s surveillance ecosystem and the global spread of its tools
By Bulelani Jili
This paper seeks to offer insights into how China’s domestic surveillance market and cyber capability ecosystem operate, especially given the limited number of systematic studies that have analyzed its industry objectives.
Report Oct 5, 2022
The data divide: How emerging technology and its stakeholders can influence the fourth industrial revolution
By Joseph T. Bonivel Jr., Solomon Wise
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is highlighted by the interconnection of devices and sensors to the internet. The computing and communication capabilities of these devices allow for roughly 2.5 quintillion byes of data to be produced, stored, and analyzed daily.
The DFRLab’s Democracy & Tech Initiative creates policy practices that align global stakeholders toward tech and governance that reinforces, rather than undermines, open societies. This initiative builds on the DFRLab’s leadership in the OSINT field, empowering global communities to promote transparency and accountability.