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Old 10-06-2009, 06:45 PM   #1
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Default Little brother (and sister) are watching.

Great Britain has long been hailed as one of the world's worst offenders insofar as public surveillance and automated profiling are concerned. The Soviet Union would likely have handed over Lenin's corpse for the sort of technology that the British government considers mainstream today.

But this is just downright freaky:

Internet game that awards points for people spotting crimes on CCTV cameras is branded 'snoopers paradise' | Mail Online
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wow...just wow

It's times like these that I'm glad they pushed serious reading in the high school honors program. This wreaks of Orwellian prophecy.
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This wreaks of Orwellian prophecy.
Well, sort of, but there's a twist that ole' George never saw coming: this system is being administered by a private company as a for-profit service.

Anybody here see the movie "War, Inc."?

Corporations are truly the new government.
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I am scared, yet strangely aroused at the same time.
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