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  • "It's a totally different matter to treat yourself as a product or as a person"
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Keeping it Reel: personal branding, identity play and surveillance

Emma Reel is a French journalist and digital security expert set on exploring the slippery themes of privacy, intimacy and surveillance in a digital age.

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Emma Reel is one of many pseudonyms for a French digital writer, defining herself as “Greek n’ Geek” as she uses classical references to understand up-and-coming technologies. She is self-taught in various hacking techniques and set on exploring the slippery themes of privacy, intimacy and surveillance in a digital age. Her network of sites – purely an art project at this stage – encourages readers to piece together a narrative from the fragments of identity she's dotted around the web; she rejoices in the idea of digital identity as pure fiction, and says this has no impact ...

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