Look at this. New York is following London’s example for ‘congestion charging’. Such a system, which has already helped to turn London into the “Big Brother” capital of the western world, entails placing hundreds of cameras to read vehicle license plates as they enter the “designated” areas of the city. Vehicle owners are then charged for the privilege of driving in those locales.
I just came across Ralf Bendrath’s blog he has some interesting thoughts on identity and privacy. Latest being in SL and the use of a third-party for verification. I’ve posted a comment.
What do you think about this posting? When will come the day when we pick up the telephone and when the conversation is over, we are not sure if we have spoken to a real person or machine….
lol…. Mark Curphy is rambling again. This time about trees. Trees in France, trees in Canada and trees in London… quite a fun posting actually with some interesting facts.