Director, Surveillance Studies Centre, Professor of Sociology, Queen's University, Ontario
David Lyon has been working in the surveillance studies field from its inception in the early 1990s. Author or editor of 30 books, translated into 18 languages.
May 26, 2020 08:42 am UTC| Insights & Views
The coronavirus pandemic has stirred up a surveillance storm. Researchers rush to develop new forms of public health monitoring and tracking, but releasing personal data to private companies and governments carries risks...
The upcoming Canadian federal election once again raises the spectre of interference and disruption through the misuse and abuse of personal data. This is a surveillance issue, because as experts who study surveillance,...