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Big Brother is Watching You

Originally published at: https://techpost.io/big-brother-is-watching-you/

“Big Brother is watching you.” So says George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, 1984. If you’ve never read it, now seems like the perfect time, with our current reality eerily mirroring Orwell’s tale of surveillance. Yesterday Russia announced turning to facial recognition software to tackle the spread of coronavirus, while authorities worldwide are taking advantage of the…