Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Quote of the Week - Orwell Got it Wrong

"And surveillance has become entertainment, most ironically in 'Big Brother' where people compete to be under constant scrutiny. More revealing than their narcissism is the audience's enthusiastic voyeurism, playing at Thought Police from the couch." — Peter Marks, Associate Professor, senior lecturer in the Department of English at the University Sydney. He is also a member of the Surveillance and Everyday Life Research Group