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1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 10:40:36 Reply

ORWELL'S NIGHTMARE IS NOW A REALITY

BIG Brother really is watching you. Last week the government unveiled talking CCTV cameras that allow operators to reprimand anyone misbehaving in the street.

Human rights groups complained that the nightmare vision George Orwell laid out in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four has become reality, with five million cameras, one for every 12 people, now monitoring our every move.

Simon Davies of Privacy International says: "If something is not done soon to reverse this trend, privacy will be extinct within a decade."

Orwell's book depicted a world where free speech was illegal, subversive thoughts got you killed and everyone was under constant surveillance from the all-seeing Big Brother.

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Thats some scary ass shit right there.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 10:42:15 Reply

that's scary stuff right there but isn't like kind of like stalking someone?


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 10:43:45 Reply

I read that book. Loved it but was kinda scary thinking about it. I heard about it on the news a while ago. I kinda laughed when the people doing crime were being talked to by the camera. Some of people took a bow when they set things right again. :3

But yeah, it should stop.

Us ng users don't want cameras looking at us fap now do we?!

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 10:46:02 Reply

That's doubleplus scary.


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 10:47:48 Reply

At 4/9/07 10:43 AM, Mechabloby wrote: I kinda laughed when the people doing crime were being talked to by the camera. Some of people took a bow when they set things right again. :3

Haha. That'd make for an interesting comedy show.


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 10:48:05 Reply

This is in the UK and I knew that this was going down this path for a while.

If you think about it it isn't really that hard to do with an island that small.

Still, its a good and bad thing at the same time.


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:00:32 Reply

STOP THAT! PUT THAT DOWN!

I don't wanna walk the streets like I'm in a day care centre.


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:07:01 Reply

I only think this is right IF they only put it in Jails.

BB: What do you think you're doing?
Rapist: Um... just uh... rubbing his back?

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:13:40 Reply

This had better be a fucking April Fools Day joke. Or I just turned into an anarchist.


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:13:51 Reply

At 4/9/07 11:00 AM, WilliWowza wrote: STOP THAT! PUT THAT DOWN!

What was in your hand mister?


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:15:30 Reply

At 4/9/07 10:48 AM, Ejit wrote:
But really there is no reason for people to be uptight about this, surely an honest person wouldn't care because he has nothing to hide.

That's the most moronic argument I've heard today.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:15:38 Reply

Oh no! That is doubleplusungood!


I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:30:53 Reply

At 4/9/07 11:13 AM, LordZeebmork wrote: This had better be a fucking April Fools Day joke. Or I just turned into an anarchist.

the only aprils fool here is you.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:32:39 Reply

Cue the most overused joke in British comedy today.

I saw Bremner, Bird and Fortune do it the other night after I had already heard it countless times.

'YOU OVER THERE, DON'T PICK YOUR NOSE.'


Give my thoughts form and make them look insightful.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:37:10 Reply

New meaning to the song "I'll be watching you" by Sting.


This too will pass.
Memento mori

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:39:27 Reply

At 4/9/07 11:15 AM, Trendwhore wrote:
That's the most moronic argument I've heard today.

No, its really not. Why the hell would you care if you've got nothing to hide? Is it really so important to you that its harder to get away with crime?

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:41:47 Reply

Don't worry. Thanks to this we are saved from the evil eye of Mordor

Yes, Darkside7000 I took it from your thread.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:53:43 Reply

All I can say is, oh shit I'm going to London tomorrow.


Here I am, bored with everything.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:54:05 Reply

At 4/9/07 11:39 AM, K-RadPie wrote:
At 4/9/07 11:15 AM, Trendwhore wrote:
That's the most moronic argument I've heard today.
No, its really not. Why the hell would you care if you've got nothing to hide? Is it really so important to you that its harder to get away with crime?

you could always counter that argument with "well since iv got nothing to hide you have no reason to spy on me, or do you just not trust you citizens?"


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 11:58:39 Reply

I have read that book, and I do say, it was quite interesting. I had it on a bookshelf for a while and decided to read it.
Anyway, this is completely undermining our human right to privacy and I agree, if something isn't done, we will indeed lose all our privacy, best hope they don't force through a law to put them in out houses next.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 12:02:46 Reply

People should heed the obvious warning.


I hardly ever come here anymore....

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 12:07:27 Reply

I'll overcome the system.


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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 12:26:23 Reply

I'm gonna start a market in chaff grenades. Or mirror jackets...

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 12:42:28 Reply

More like V than 1984, but the point is still the same: BIG BROTHA IS WATCHING YOU SHOWER.

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 12:46:13 Reply

ref doubleplusfear ungood all accept consequences or ref unpersons

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Response to 1984 is Now! 2007-04-09 12:50:55 Reply

Just carry a card with you that says, "F**K Off!" in big, bold letters. When someone on the other end of the camera speaks...... POST YOUR REPLY!