Sareeta Amrute, Kamela Heyward-Rotimi
In the July—August issue, Kamela Heyward-Rotimi introduced us to the complications surrounding the Yahoo-Yahoo or 419 scams in Nigeria. In this second installment of the two-part interview, Heyward-Rotimi turns to the efforts big companies go to surveil these scams. Through her account, we'll hear how the treatment of the scams as acts of criminality elide a much deeper history of coloniality. Insights Sareeta Amrute: What has the role of big tech companies been in filtering out and therefore surveilling these efforts? What do Yahoo-Yahoo boys and girls think about this surveillance and the failure of their efforts to…
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