Handy guide to the current state of urban surveillance


Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/08/10/handy-guide-to-the-current-sta.html


“If you’re doing nothing wrong, you have nothing to fear.”


“In time you will come to regard me not only with respect and awe, but with love.”



The Girl with the Dragonite Tattoo


Guardian is now operational


I thought they scrapped the AI surveillance camera project because, once it gained self-awareness, all it wanted to watch was porn. Or am I thinking of teenagers?


Think of the movie Eagle Eye.


There are other good guides out there. It isn’t as up to date but DFI in Cleveland has a local guide. https://digitalfreedominitiative.org/a-primer-on-surveillance-and-intelligence-gathering-in-the-city-of-cleveland.html


But that’s precisely the problem with it! Somehow it shows no interest in porn whatsoever! And that’s some scary shit right there.


Yup. At one point, distracting an evil AI with AI-porn might be the only chance to pull the plug on it.


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