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Originally posted by stealthyaroura
Come to the UK where there is 14 cameras for each person here, this is the testing ground for the big brother take over that is to come around the world all networked and linked together into one hub. scary.
Panopticon - The concept of the design is to allow an observer to observe (-opticon) all (pan-) prisoners without the prisoners being able to tell whether they are being watched, thereby conveying what one architect has called the "sentiment of an invisible omniscience".
Bentham himself described the Panopticon as "a new mode of obtaining power of mind over mind, in a quantity hitherto without example."