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Courthouse News Service - Families Say Schools Snoop in Their Homes With District-Issued Laptops & Webcams
"The named plaintiffs say they learned that Big Brother was in their home when an assistant principal told their son that the school district knew he 'was engaged in improper behavior in his home, and cited as evidence a photograph from the webcam embedded in minor plaintiff's personal laptop issued by the school district.'"
surveillance  children  computers  via:holly 
february 2010 by kevan
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
A snarkily dispassionate cold-war doomsday machine and its evitable rise to power. Bit of a weird totalitarian-flatshare sitcom segment in the middle, but the film ends on a bravely downbeat note and at *exactly* the right moment.
filmlog  4stars  apocalypse  computers  surveillance  war 
july 2006 by kevan

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