Soft Paternalism

The Economist this week runs a title story called 'Soft Paternalism'

In m book on e-government published in 2003 I coined the term 'repressive de-parternalisation' for this exact phenomen.

Deeply intertwinded to E-Government programs which all over Europe claim to empower citizens

this is not orwell, not top down visibilty. ths is a post-orwellian configuration, bottom-up visibilty where it's rational for indiivduals to be seen. think of prevention, where it is beneficial to reveal life habits.

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