Researcher Ingrid Burrington is the author of an intesting book that decodes the cryptic physical infrastructure of the internet, traffic, and surveilance technology in New York City. This includes cables, relay boxes, wi-fi antennas and repeaters, and even the spray-painted symbols that ISP's like Time Warner Cable places on the street to identify what lies below. In this video from Vice's Motherboard series, learn some of the ways that large cities like ours are under constant surveillance.
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