The state of surveillance

Summary:Worth reading: BusinessWeek looks at the state of surveillance, ranging chips and biochemical sensors that identify your "halo" to artificial noses that sniff out explosives. And don't forget about the satellite images that see all from afar.

Worth reading: BusinessWeek looks at the state of surveillance, ranging chips and biochemical sensors that identify your "halo" to artificial noses that sniff out explosives. And don't forget about the satellite images that see all from afar. Given what's going on around the world, as in the continuation of 9/11 in the terrorist attacks in London, massive investments will be made in building and acquiring surveillance technology and equipment in the coming months and years, not just by federal, state and local governments, but also businesses, from hot dog stands and salons to the Fortune 500.  A surveillance society is a society under siege (and greed), and until that condition changes, privacy will also be under siege... 

Topics: Tech Industry

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