This is from an article on Disinfo.com about a “service” called “Internet Eyes Limited.” Here’s the description:
In the autumn of 2009 Internet Eyes Limited hit the headlines when they announced their desire to launch a CCTV game that they were keen to claim was not a game. Private individuals would subscribe to private camera feeds connected to the internet and spy on people going about their business, with a cash prize each month for the person who reports the most infringements.
Goddamn people. I know the trite clichéd “Those who don’t understand history are doomed to repeat it” trope. Continue reading