Thursday, March 11, 2010

Next generation of CCTV cameras to spy on us

CCTV cameras that can pick out abandoned luggage, 'suspicious' behaviour and lock onto potential suspects are being developed. What would George Orwell think?

Add that to the new Mobile phones that allows bosses to snoop on staff. Japanese phone giant KDDI Corporation has developed technology that tracks even the tiniest movement of the user and beams the information back to HQ.It works by analysing the movement of accelerometers, found in many handsets.