A new contribution for the “Flusser 100” centennial three-part issue of Flusser Studies. “Telepresence and the decay of private space (in times of crisis),” Flusser Studies 29 (2020).
Flusser was well aware that, as all technology, also “telematics […] can be misused”. Although he didn’t really specify the potential misuse, he did discuss, as early as 1974, matters of privacy in connection with mass media as a rupture of private space, where “private dwellings become linked closely to the public sphere and lose their privacy”. (Excerpt)