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Biometrics, surveillance technologies and the rise of the ‘security state’ in South Africa

Davies, Marc (2017) Biometrics, surveillance technologies and the rise of the ‘security state’ in South Africa. Africa at LSE (22 Mar 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Providing biometric data as a means of identification is supposed to drastically reduce fraud and identity theft, however, many are unaware that there are a number of potential dangers for users of this technology, finds Marc Davies.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Collections > Africa at LSE
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 10:23
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2020 00:44
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76535

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