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Saturday, February 12, 2005

Big Brother is Watching Your Bins

New chips are being put into wheelie bins that could tell the council about your rubbish habits.
This is typical of a slowly encroaching breech of privacy that, as it moves so slowly, no on can be bothered to do anything about. Some have suggested that the information could be mis-used, if people see a dramatic reduction in the ammount of household waste then this implies that they are on holiday, putting them at risk of burglary.
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