NPR : Talk of the Nation for October 16, 2002
They’re in parking lots, shopping malls, your neighbors back yard and they’ve got their eye on you. More and more, video surveillance is being used to spot terrorists,and solve crimes. So, do you feel safer or do you just feel watched? Join Neal Conan for a look at the electronic eye on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.
I caught the beginning of this show yesterday. As part of the introduction, the included bits of 5 “man on the street” interviews on the subject. Then gave the names of the people speaking, and indicated that one person didn’t wish their name to be used. That person had just indicated their support for more video surveilance.
Just as long as no one knows who they are, I guess.
As we all know, one of the joys of public bathrooms is sharing them with other people. My experience is that bathrooms in most white collar offices are relatively clean, but there are other bright shining moments.
Like when your neighbor grunts out every breath, and you have to try and time your exit to be sure that you don’t get to see who they are.
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