Hello world! ūüôā We are DATACTIVE, a research project and a research collective exploring the politics of big data broadly defined. We take a critical look at massive data collection, privacy and surveillance | social movements, activism and internet activism | internet infrastructure, cybersecurity and their governance | open data and civic tech networks.

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The Department of Media Studies and the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam are our nests. We are grateful to the European Research Council (StG-2014_639379) for the great opportunity to engage in collective, critical thinking about the relationship between people, data and technologies.

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