True Crime in the Surveillance State

Has our obsession with crime drama lowered our right to privacy expectations and raised our tolerance for authoritarian forms of rule?

La Boca
Father Brown, Cadfael, and Grantchester are just a few of Britain’s crime fighting clergy
True crime podcasts aplenty
Weighted data from Annenberg, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and Gallup reveal that increasing public perception and media depictions of violent crime run in contrast to falling crime rates since 9/11.

320 Million Institutions of Authority: Essays on Science, Technology, Society, Privacy, and Politics

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