The Road to Big Big Brother: One Man's Struggle Against the Surveillance Society
Publish date: June 15th 2009
Publisher: Encounter Books
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
You know you’re in trouble when the introduction to a book warns you that our surveillance society is going to be a nightmare both Orwellian and Kafkaesque. Hyperbole is sure to follow. It’s not that Ross Clark doesn’t tackle some unsettling trends. The proliferation of CCTV cameras in the U.K. desi...
Well, it wasn’t quite what I expected, but I guess I can’t complain. Ross Clark doesn’t like all the new surveillance cameras in public spaces, but he offers some pretty bland arguments against them. His two strongest cases against turning Britain into an authoritarian panopticon are that it is too ...