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The Future of Video Surveillance 38

Posted by timothy
from the you-will dept.
An anonymous reader writes ""In heavily monitored London, England...the average person is filmed by more than 300 cameras each day." Technology Review outlines what we can expect from the eye in the sky in the near future."
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The Future of Video Surveillance

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  • Ergo... (Score:3, Funny)

    by 4of12 (97621) on Wednesday March 19, 2003 @06:03PM (#5548001) Homepage Journal

    In heavily monitored London, England...the average person is filmed by more than 300 cameras each day.

    News Item: Residents of London England are reported to be much more fashionable of late since they became aware of being monitored.

    "Yes, I've started combing my hair over my bald spot," said Jack Sprightly, pub owner in the East End.

    "I've noticed a lot my customers, too, have started to shave on a more regular basis and to change their clothes before coming over to the pub from working in the garage."

    "I'm all in favor of the new surveillance measures if it means `looking smart and proper' for a change."

    "Most blokes are in favor of it once they find out the benefits," said Jack. "Many of them haven't had a date in years, but were pleasantly surprised how a few minutes of personal grooming has improved their lot in life."

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