The Seductive Power of Surveillance | Jesse Hirsh

Surveillance technology may be the most corrupting and also the most intoxicating media proliferating in these rapidly changing times. Its use is a slippery slope sliding further into the surveillance society.

For example, a school district in Philadelphia has recently been caught spying on its students via cameras installed on laptops. The school board was able to do this through several thousand Apple Mac Books with spyware installed that they distributed to students. School administrators could access and activate the laptop camera whenever they wished.

via The Seductive Power of Surveillance | Jesse Hirsh.

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~ by Gary Austin on April 6, 2010.

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