Smart street furniture in Australia: a public service or surveillance and advertising tool?
By Justine Humphry, Senior Lecturer in Digital Cultures, University of Sydney
Chris Chesher, Senior Lecturer in Digital Cultures, University of Sydney
Sophia Maalsen, ARC DECRA Fellow and Lecturer in Urbanism, School of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney
Smart street furniture can do a lot of things at once. Some of these functions offer the public clear benefits, but the data collection and surveillance capabilities raise a number of concerns.
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- Tuesday, June 22, 2021