Michael Kwet

Yale University - Information Society Project

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Digital Colonialism: US Empire and the New Imperialism in the Global South

For final version, see: Race & Class Volume 60, No. 4 (April 2019) ; DOI: 10.1177/0306396818823172
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2019
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project
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Digital Colonialism, Big Data, Surveillance Capitalism, Imperialism, South Africa, Free Software, Decentralization

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Digital Colonialism: South Africa’s Education Transformation in the Shadow of Silicon Valley

PhD dissertation, Rhodes University
Number of pages: 392 Posted: 18 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2021
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project
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digital colonialism, imperialism, free and open source software, privacy, big data, education technology, artificial intelligence, South Africa, apartheid, Silicon Valley

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A Digital Tech Deal: Digital Socialism, Decolonization, and Reparations for a Sustainable Global Economy

Global Information Society Watch (https://www.giswatch.org/node/6225)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2021
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project
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Digital Colonialism, Data Colonialism, Digital Tech New Deal, Digital Socialism, Green Technology, Environmental Sustainability, Global South, Big Tech, US Empire

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Surveillance in South Africa: From Skin Branding to Digital Colonialism

The Cambridge Handbook of Race and Surveillance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project
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People’s Tech for People’s Power: A Guide To Digital Self-Defense & Empowerment

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project
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digital colonialis, surveillance capitalism, privacy, surveillance, Big Tech, big data, cybersecurity

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Digital Colonialism and Infrastructure-as-Debt

Kwet, Michael. Digital colonialism and infrastructure-as-debt. University of Bayreuth African Studies Online. 2022: 65-77.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project
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Fixing Social Media: Toward a Digital Democratic Commons

Kwet, Michael (2020) 'Fixing Social Media: Toward a Democratic Digital Commons,' Markets, Globalization & Development Review: Vol. 5: No. 1, Article 4. DOI: 10.23860/MGDR-2020-05-01-04; Available at: https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/mgdr/vol5/iss1/4
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Jan 2021
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project
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social media, social network, Big Tech, surveillance capitalism, digital colonialism, digital socialism, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Fediverse, Mastodon

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Operation Phakisa Education: Why A Secret? Mass Surveillance, Inequality, and Race in South Africa's Emerging National E-Education System

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Sep 2020
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project
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education technology, digital colonialism, data colonialism, big data, surveillance capitalism, fourth industrial revolution, south africa, imperialism

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The Digital Tech Deal: a socialist framework for the 21st century

Race & Class, 2022 (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/03063968211064478)
Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2022
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project

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antitrust, Big Tech, degrowth, digital colonialism, digital socialism, Digital Tech Deal, GAFAM, New Deal

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Social Media Socialism: People’s Tech and Decolonization for a Global Society in Crisis

Posted: 09 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2022
Michael Kwet
Yale University - Information Society Project

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