The Virtual Watchers

  • surveillance
  • tactics
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Tactical Tech's Exposing the Invisible houses many inspiring women around the world who use digital technologies to expose human rights violations and corruption.

In this article, artist and researcher Joana Moll writes about her newest project, The Virtual Watchers.

The project looks critically at an online platform of 203, 633 volunteers surveilling the US-Mexico border. The project questions the dynamics of crowdsourcing national security and border control through social media.