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Medium | 03.28.16

Packet Sniffing in the Subway

Ingrid Burrington

D&S artist-in-residence Ingrid Burrington’s internet infrastructure field guide was linked to in this Medium piece discussing Wi-Fi service in New York City’s subways.

These relationships—which represent hundreds of millions of dollars, data bits, and human labor-hours—are just the tip of an immense infrastructural iceberg that also includes other public-private partnerships, “neutral hosts”, and interconnect agreements; that take place within a context of conversations about big data, surveillance, privacy, and Smart Cities.

I haven’t even touched on carrier hotels (check out Peter Garritano’s photos) or Ingrid Burrington’s internet infrastructure field guide.

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