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Want to travel to the US? Get ready to hand over your social media details (idea: set up a fake social media profile business to sell manufactured personae to people who want to get into the US without revealing their online self; it’s perfectly reasonable, given the US military have done just that).

Fake news is so 2016: deep fakes — videos that look completely authentic — are now becoming almost trivially easy to produce. Read up on the sublime stupidity of smartlocks. And get ’em while they’re young: US schools are insisting on 24/7 surveillance of “at risk” children.