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The disconnect on Digital Pakistan

In Pakistan, the government invests in its digital presence while stifling dissent.

| Sep 08, 2020

Between big data and big brother

Why the overwhelming control over data by governments and large corporations doesn’t bode well for democracy.

| Feb 18, 2020

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