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addaword.gifdefinition of dataveillance

noun
surveillance that is carried out using records of someone's online activity, credit card use, mobile phone data etc
There are those who tell us that unyielding opposition to dataveillance stems from a lack of understanding of the challenges faced by the government. But it’s not our business to understand the hardships of those in power.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/06/2013 09:10:00
Definition of dataveillance from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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