Big Brother and the coronavirus: Will pandemic be used to expand surveillance state? Big Brother society is bigger than ever: New technology is ‘undermining privacy by stealth’ By Jack Doyle for the Daily Mail Updated: 07:10 EDT, 12 November 2010 If you think Big Brother is watching you, you’re not alone.
Richard Gray reports. The nightmare world of constant video surveillance described by George Orwell in 1984 is one of the most compelling images of the 20th century. Big Brother - the surveillance society: Big Brother is Watching You - a worksheet (fullspate.net) President Bush OK'd spying in America - a lesson plan with audio (Dec 18, 2005) "In his regular address to the nation on Saturday, President George W. Bush confirmed reports that he authorized and condoned spying in the USA." This article describes an emergent logic of accumulation in the networked sphere, ‘surveillance capitalism,’ and considers its implications for ‘information civilization.’ The institutionalizing practices and operational assumptions of Google Inc. are the primary lens for this analysis as they are rendered in two recent articles authored by Google Chief Economist Hal Varian. Activists warn: "We must not sleepwalk into a permanent expanded surveillance state" out of … How Big Brother watches your every move In our ever-growing surveillance society, the average Briton is being recorded 3,000 times a week.