Eagle-eyed Old Ladies as CCTV Cameras

#Privacy

Thu, Jul 15th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

As most who live in or visit Lisbon and most southern European cities will know from experience, there exists an eagle-eyed population of women who spend their days keeping watch over the street outside their window, one phone call away from reporting any wayward activity to the police -- in effect, functioning as an alternate version of CCTV in these neighbourhoods. The signs that Collective CC has secretively placed beneath these women's windows is a perfect copy of the omnipresent Securitas security/CCTV company visual identity.

  1202

 

You may also be interested in:

ICREACH: the NSA's Google-Like Search Engine
Facebook Class-Action Lawsuit Involves Nearly Half of all Canadians
UK Government Orders 'The Guardian' to Destroy Hard Drives Containing #Snowden Revelations
"Anyone refusing to reveal their face may be imprisoned for up to a month."
What Facebook Does With the Status Updates You Started Writing But Never Published