Sunday, April 16, 2006

Watching You, Watching Me

Is it wrong to think that the implications of this item from The Observer:

Theme park visitors will soon be able to opt for electronic tags which let security cameras record a personalised DVD memento of their day out. Entrants to Alton Towers in Staffordshire will be offered wrist bands containing tiny Radio Frequency Identification chips that will allow them to be watched as they used the park and filmed on rides.
are more than a little sinister?

2 Comments:

Blogger Peter said...

Visitors to London will soon be able to opt for RFID tags that will make them invisible to the city's all-pervasive network of video cameras...

April 17, 2006 3:56 AM  
Blogger Paul McAuley said...

I thought that was only for staff at the US Embassy.

April 17, 2006 1:07 PM  

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