Black Code (2016) - Rotten Tomatoes

Black Code (2016)

Black Code (2016)




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A look at how the Internet and big data are used by governments around the world to spy on and control their citizens, and how activists are using those same tools to stay informed and organize protests. Directed by Nick de Pencier.


Critic Reviews for Black Code

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

They're seductive, those modern conveniences that connect you to the world - your computer, your phone, your Facebook page - but they betray you at every moment ...

April 14, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Emphasis on...where populations and government control are growing are vividly illustrated with on-the-ground examples... Some of Deibert's insights are no longer shocking.

July 30, 2017 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

A documentary on threats to online freedom from malevolent cyberware used by governments, militants, and criminals.

June 6, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The director's approach is scattershot, to be sure, but it's hard to picture a more coherent response to threats that keep evolving even faster than we can identify them.

April 13, 2017 | Full Review…

Outside of informing us about what's happening and gently asking us to stay aware about these global issues, Black Code doesn't have much else to say. It's a trait of televisual documentary storytelling.

April 13, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Many of those segments are chilling and compelling enough to justify the digressions.

April 12, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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