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Heidi Swart

Heidi Swart is a South African freelance investigative journalist. She writes about espionage, security, surveillance, and data privacy issues in both the public and private spheres. She's written extensively about illegal government surveillance, interception technologies, cyberspying and cybersecurity, risks to critical communications infrastructure, social media monitoring, data mining, video surveillance, artificial intelligence in surveillance, biometrics, and the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on surveillance practices.