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Uberveillance cements its position as an official dictionary word
UOW News and Media: Latest News (2010)
  • M.G. Michael, University of Wollongong
  • K. Michael, University of Wollongong
Abstract

The word, ‘uberveillance’, coined by UOW researchers, is now gaining international acceptance and has been officially included in the fifth edition of the printed Macquarie Dictionary. While uberveillance did not win the Word of the Year in 2008 it did top its category which was ‘Technology’. The dictionary notes that uberveillance refers to “an omnipresent electronic surveillance facilitated by technology that makes it possible to embed surveillance devices in the human body”.

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Publication Date
February 8, 2010
Citation Information
M.G. Michael and K. Michael. "Uberveillance cements its position as an official dictionary word" UOW News and Media: Latest News (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mgmichael/63/