With the rise of digital technologies, surveillance has changed from being a top-down power structure where users are monitored to one where users voluntarily surrender their personal information to private corporations.


  1. How has surveillance been used in pre-digital work environments?
  2. Does Dot-Com’s experiment of broadcasting his life around the clock suggest a break from a top-down model of surveillance?
  3. How do interactive digital media depend on capturing and processing personal data?
  4. How does TiVo use personal data in a way that was impractical in the mass media age?
  5. How does digital media ultimately take personal information and put it in the custody of private companies?