Future of surveillance?

Future of surveillance?

Summary: Bruce Schneier in his 'Surveillance as performance art' blog post says this story of perpetual scrutiny is the future of government monitoring of citizens. At the moment Hasan Elahi is monitoring himself after being detained by the FBI, but Schneier predicts this high level of monitoring by governments and corporations as eventually being the norm.

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Bruce Schneier in his 'Surveillance as performance art' blog post says this story of perpetual scrutiny is the future of government monitoring of citizens. At the moment Hasan Elahi is monitoring himself after being detained by the FBI, but Schneier predicts this high level of monitoring by governments and corporations as eventually being the norm.

Topic: Security

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