assigned to ‘humanitarian effectiveness’ ( Redfield, 2012 ) and how the sector should relate to a
developing global regulatoryframework that is accompanied by an evolving global
‘techno-legal consciousness’ ( Sandvik, 2018 ), where data protection and privacy are seen as basic
rights ( Hosein and Nyst, 2013 ).
My objective is to interrogate the ambiguous position of digital humanitarian goods
developed at the interface of the affordances of emergency response contexts, the
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Rackete, Juliano Fiori for inviting me to extend my ideas for another audience, and Karina Horsti for her comments on an earlier version of this paper.
I am using this term here as a shortcut to refer to migrants whose entry to or residence in a country is officially conceptualised to be outside that country’s regulatoryframework.
On Herrou, see, for example, Nossiter (2016) ; on Ersson, see, for example, Pham and Hakim (2019) . For other examples, see Fekete et al. , (2017 , 2019 ).
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