Once a pervasive surveillance infrastructure is in place, a government will always have an incentive to abuse that power, according to new research. The researchers developed a model that predicts how much a government will abuse its power and how citizens will react to that abuse, based on the level of surveillance infrastructure available and the overall effectiveness and popularity of the government.
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