Big Brother at the Movies: Can They Really Do That?

When it comes to portraying Big Brother on the big screen, how close is Hollywood fiction to real-world fact? Intercepting private cell phone calls. Deploying machines to do full-body and iris scans. Using Global Position System (GPS) data to track people in real-time. With the advance of technology, those scenarios have moved from the stuff of sci-fi fantasy to the realm of reality. But, digital rights advocates say, privacy law has not kept up. "We're in sort of a new world where we've got...Full Story
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