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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

Journal of TorgoX (1933)

Saturday June 29, 2002
05:39 PM

Doesn't work

[ #6072 ]
Dear Log,

«There are about 2.5 million CCTV cameras in Britain, 10% of the worldwide total. An unknown number of them, in unknown places, are being hooked up to a computerised facial recognition system which, on the available evidence, doesn't work. This might seem absurd, rather than sinister, where it not for the fact that the process is being carried on either in secrecy or, as in Newham, behind a blare of publicity which conceals the lack of real information about how well the system works. You have been warned. But you haven't been told. Smile!»

--"Robo cop"

And by the way, Big Brother is watching you. Honest.

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