There’s always some power involved in the question of surveillance. There’s always power over others by some. So, there’s bound to be some tension in the notion of surveillance. From the twentieth century, we see state surveillance growing quite rapidly with the development of computer-based communications and computer-based storage and collection of data. 9/11 was
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sheryl attkisson who’s in the news now she’s a reporter at c_b_s_ and uh… she’s concerned that computers both at home and at work have been compromised sarah what was happening with your computer that may be suspicious until there are signs of an easel happenings in my home for many months and that included
China is the largest police state in the world. It uses surveillance to go after dissidents and minorities. And who helped them build that surveillance? Microsoft and other American tech companies! This is how they did it. Welcome back to China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell. The Chinese Communist Party has built the world’s most advanced
POLICE OFFICIALS IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA ARE BEING QUESTIONED ABOUT THE WAY THEY ARE SURVEILLING THEIR RESIDENTS. THE WAY THEY ARE DOING IT IS A VERY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, A VERY COMPETENT STRATEGY. THEY DON’T DO WHAT MOST POLICE DEPARTMENTS DO, WHICH IS TO RELY ON FEDERAL OR LOCAL DATABASES. THEY ARE USING A NEW SOFTWARE THAT
(crowd cheering) – This crowd is trying to disable one of the new security cameras that have been put up here as kind of an experimental operation to start increasing surveillance in this part of Hong Kong. The ones on the outside are basically there to form a human wall to protect the identities of
Improving lives,… …increasing connectivity across the world. That’s the great promise offered by data-driven technology. [Protests] But in China, it also promises greater state control and abuse of power. [Protests] This is the next groundbreaking development in data driven technology:… …facial recognition. And in China you can already withdraw cash,… …check-in at airports,… …and pay
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