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The Neanderthal Parallax is a trilogy exploring a society with cryptographically secure ominipresent surveillance.

Light of Other Days is set in a world in which wormhole technology allows viewing of anywhere on earth by anyone and the ramifications.

Heads up if people have curiosity about 'what sci fi has been written about what' I've read around 1k sci-fi novels.

2Spire2y
Quite a resource you've got there! Ever done a post summarising your top reads in various categories / various focus areas?
3romeostevensit2y
I uploaded a torrent with the parts of my library I found most worthwhile around 9 years ago and it's still active (Sci-Fi/Fantasy library in .mobi) Never wrote any posts about sci-fi. Was thinking of writing one for the sub-genre Q-fi, qualia fiction where the main theme is exploring the state space of consciousness.

David Brin's "Kiln People" is set in a highly transparent world, and I think it started me thinking about how I shouldn't trust the future to keep anything private

The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling

Synopsis on Wikipedia:

In the near future, a journalist observes how the world, his daughter, and he himself are affected by "Remem", a form of lifelogging whose advanced search algorithms effectively grant its users eidetic memory of everything that ever happened to them, and the ability to perfectly and objectively share those memories. In a parallel narrative strand, a Tiv man is one of the first of his people to learn to read and write, and discovers that this may not be compatible with oral tradition.

It's more of a backdrop than a key focus, but the Culture series by Iain Banks features a civilisation where AI minds can monitor everything on their spaceships and habitats to near perfection. The only thing they choose not to monitor (usually), despite being able to is the thoughts of biological lifeforms.