Author Archives: Neil Chilson

Book Review: Hiding in Plain Sight


This article is in Infrastructure for a Stormy Future, Winter 2018


Obfuscation: A User’s Guide for Privacy and Protest by Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015, 136 pp.   Hiding the truth isn’t often praised. In an age of “fake news,” spam Twitter accounts, and sham Facebook groups, there is already plenty of concealment and disinformation to go around. But in Obfuscation: […]