Monday, August 31, 2009
Big Brother and the Eye in the Sky
Security cameras on public streets, tracking systems logging date and time you pass through a toll-booth, cars with GPS units that can track and log your movements, and cell phone towers that can triangulate your signal and map your travels and monitor your conversations. This is as close to that book entitled 1984 as you can get. Are we headed to a surveillance society? Read more on this topic in "The eye in the sky", The Age, August 30, 2009.