The Ranting Kraut

19.3.2006 – 27.9.2010

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The more Big brother watches us, the less he seems to see

Posted by rantingkraut on July 29, 2009

The title of this post comes straight from Ross Clark’s book on the surveillance society: “The Road to Southend Pier”. In many ways, this is a worthwhile book, showing how the surveillance state –frighteningly omnipresent in theory- is in reality breathtakingly inefficient at takling crime in the conventional sense while creating new, spurious offences.

One passage seems ill thought through though: “For those Read the rest of this entry »

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