We will watch the watchers

Daivd Brin has a article on Salon.com (Aug 3 2004) : We will watch the watchers on the importance of using our new surveillance technology to “watch the watchers”

Each time the lesson is the same one: that professionals should attend to their professionalism, or else the citizens and consumers who pay their wages will find out and — eventually — hold them accountable.

Update : TechDirt has picked up on the story, which appears to be part of a larger work (a sequel to his 1999 The Transparent Society?)

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