Big Brother Kindly Watching Orwell’s Gaff

Big Brother Kindly Watching Orwell’s Gaff
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This Is London runs a timely story to remind us of our surveillance society: there are 32 CCTV cameras within 200 yards of the flat 1984 author George Orwell lived in London.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 3 april 2007

This Is London runs a timely story to remind us of our surveillance society: there are 32 CCTV cameras within 200 yards of the flat 1984 author George Orwell lived in London. TIL says:

Britain has a staggering 4.2million CCTV cameras – one for every 14 people in the country – and 20 per cent of cameras globally. It has been calculated that each person is caught on camera an average of 300 times daily.

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