” ‘Smith!’ screamed the shrewish voice from the telescreen. ‘6079 Smith W.! Yes *you! Bend lower please! You can do better than that. You’re not trying. Lower, please! *That’s* better, comrade. Now stand at ease, the whole squad and watch me.’A sudden hot sweat had broken out all over Winston’s body. His face remained inscrutable. Never show dismay! Never show resentment! A single flicker of the eyes could give you away…” – George Orwell “1984”
So where are we going to stop with this then? Last week police in Middlesbrough unveiled a startling new weapon in the ongoing war against crime: CCTV cameras that shout at you whenever you do something wrong.
I’ve just read the following article in the The Observer, UK newspaper;
I See You Citizen (click to read the full article)
I suggest you do the same.