Report: China’s Big Brother Surveillance Feeds Have ‘Become Reality TV’

Breitbart | 8/11/2017 | Staff
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The Chinese public is now able to “binge” watch surveillance feeds like a reality TV show, even spying on young children, according to a report.

In an article for the Wall Street Journal, writer Josh Chin explains that “China’s 751 million internet users can binge on real-time video streams of yoga studios, swimming lessons, alpaca ranches and thousands of other scenes captured by surveillance cameras.”

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“Much of what’s available would be unthinkable in the West, according to legal experts, because people dining out, taking dance classes or shopping for lingerie would likely object to having their live images beamed publicly, and doing so without their permission could invite litigation,” Chin continued. “In China, however, surveillance is both pervasive and widely accepted.”

“Relaxed popular attitudes toward privacy are one reason China’s government has been able to push the boundaries of surveillance,” elaborated Chin in his article. “China is unique in offering up such a trove of surveillance video, privacy advocates said. While sites exist elsewhere that provide live access to surveillance video, none do it on the scale of Chinese sites.”

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Chin also claimed that surveillance has even extended into...
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