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Once Surveillance Is Possible, It Becomes Necessary

2018-01-23⊺09:02:31-06:00

It seems that children have to be watched particularly closely, since there's something about schooling that brings out their tendency to commit violent crimes. The article deals primarily with developments in India but also links to stories about new surveillance programs in China, Japan, and Dubai.

“India Will Install Cameras in Classrooms amid a Rise of Surveillance Measures in Asia”
Rosie Perper, Business Insider, January 21, 2018
http://www.businessinsider.com/india-to-install-cameras-in-classrooms-surveillance-trend-asia-2018-1

In addition to the proliferation of cameras, the article mentions two programs in which radio-frequency identification tags are attached to children so that they can be continuously tracked and various biometric surveillance tools.

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created June 1, 2014 · last revised December 10, 2018