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In 1948 Eric Blair better known as George Orwell wrote a book with chilling insights into the future 1984 This book did quite a number on the literate world People who have read this book have had mixed reactions from fear to hatred of our governmental system However 1984 came and went and no signs of the tales told in the book were realized by the mass- population There is no Ingsoc there are no helicopters looking into windows Most people have written this book off as a good science fiction work However this book should NOT be written off for it has been realized and is far worse and more subtle than Orwell could ever have imagined Modern technology is great however in the wrong hands it can be a dangerous weapon of mass destruction and worse yet mass control In 1984 Orwell showed a world in which the people are under the control of the government through surveillance Thought Police watch the people through telescreens microphones and helicopters Many people do not believe this will come true because they do not see it happening However if you look at the current state of technology you will easily see that it is being used and that it is easier than ever Many private companies are using these systems to watch both their property and their employees Surveillance devices have become so small that it is now possible to make a camera and a microphone fit into a very small hole in the wall Some companies are selling cameras disguised as smoke detectors Police admittedly use small microphones as wires to get confessions in undercover operations It is entirely conceivable that the government could be watching us now Perhaps though only on a small scale The Internet is the newest buzz word running around and with it comes new controversies over online surveillance The people watching probably would not go directly into your
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