The practice of monitoring digital data relating to personal details or online activities.
- Mass dataveillance threatens us with more than embarrassment and invasions of privacy: It also threatens our values of equality in ways that could transform the relationship between citizens and their government.
- Increasing cyber crime, along with surveillance, dataveillance and the steady erosion of privacy, has become one inevitable human dimension of information technology.
- Until and unless comprehensive information privacy protection is in place, effective controls over the techniques of dataveillance will not be possible.
1970s (originally denoting the monitoring of digital data): blend of data and surveillance.
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