July 22, 2013 POL
Surveillance shift the distribution of power. Positive and Negative
Panoptic Surveillance –top down the few watching the many. Reinforces distribution power and
negative suppression of it.
Synoptic Surveillance-the many are watching one another and also the few
Social Media has expanded Panoptic but also a reality of Synoptic reality. We have the capacity
to monitor people in position of authority is doing, that is profound because it leads to a