The datafied child: The dataveillance of children and implications for their rights

  title={The datafied child: The dataveillance of children and implications for their rights},
  author={D. Lupton and Ben Williamson},
  journal={New Media & Society},
  pages={780 - 794}
  • D. Lupton, Ben Williamson
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • New Media & Society
  • Children are becoming the objects of a multitude of monitoring devices that generate detailed data about them, and critical data researchers and privacy advocates are only just beginning to direct attention to these practices. In this article, we provide an overview and critique of these varied forms of datafication and dataveillance of children, from in utero through to the school years. Our approach is informed by recent calls for research on children’s rights in the digital age that examines… CONTINUE READING
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