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‘Big brother’ lamp posts can hear, see and bark ‘Obey!’ at you

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

‘Big brother’ lamp posts can hear, see and bark ‘Obey!’ at you


America welcomes a new brand of smart street lightning systems: energy-efficient, long-lasting, complete with LED screens to show ads. They can also spy on citizens in a way George Orwell would not have imagined in his worst nightmare.

­With a price tag of $3,000+ apiece, according to an ABC report, the street lights are now being rolled out in Detroit, Chicago and Pittsburgh, and may soon mushroom all across the country..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/news/big-brother-street-lamps-286/

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