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Hmmm, Big Brother is checking out my motor,
May 21, 2001 10:46 AM   Subscribe

Hmmm, Big Brother is checking out my motor, and no one seems to care anymore. Pretty soon Big Brother will track my personal movements and know my genetic make up! Well, I'm outta here in four days and who knows what life will be like on this Sceptered Isle by the time I get back? Why doesn't anyone seem to care about this anymore!
posted by davehat (5 comments total)

 
Why not put sheet of paper over plates when you go on a road you know is monitored and has cameras? You might get picked up for this but less likely than getting spotted by a camera. This way, camera spots but can not name you.
posted by Postroad at 11:02 AM on May 21, 2001


Why doesn't anyone seem to care about this anymore!

Plenty of us do! Unfortunately for you, most of us are in America.

Vote Conservative. Not that they're wildly better than Labour on things like this, but they are a little.
posted by aaron at 4:58 PM on May 21, 2001



little more then targets for clever kids. what about sensors in your frig(Ice box). moving robots that double as your dog...all these information devices. '5000 eyes looking down on us from satellites' ..seems to me it would be better to hire two guys part-time....what happened to good ole 'gumshoe' info gathering. going up and down I-75 for four days, i missed a jack-knifed semi two car lengths ahead, meeting the future mother-in-law, saw half a camaro and the burning hulk of a jeep in Tennessee,danced between a mean hail storm in Kentucky, missed rush hour in Cincinnati and dodged the tornados along U.S. 23 in mid-Michigan(..to the victors..) bring that big brother on, because big mother is...Queen of the road.
posted by clavdivs at 8:43 PM on May 21, 2001


Either follow the law (slow down) or change the law (get the speed limit increased), but don't whine that they are making it harder for you to break the law.
posted by pracowity at 11:58 PM on May 21, 2001


>Vote Conservative. Not that they're wildly better than Labour on things like this, but they are a little.

You have to be kidding me!

The Tories' gleeful willingness to use the Secret Services, Special Branch and the Army in civil circumstances was one of their least endearing traits, as was their overgenerous use of the definition of "subversive" organisation (Greenpeace, anybody? The TUC? The Labour Party?), thus allowing the security services to build up files on members of those organisations and subject them to surveillance.
posted by Grangousier at 12:41 AM on May 25, 2001


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