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  • noun A state of equilibrium, or a desire to attain such, between surveillance and sousveillance.


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  • Mann, a University of Toronto professor who helped found MIT Media Lab's Wearable Computing Project , has made it a mission to make people more aware of the surveillance around them -- in the form of cameras concealed in store smoke detectors, smoked-glass domes, illuminated door exit signs and even stuffed animals sitting on store shelf displays -- by engaging in what he calls "equiveillance through sousveillance."

    Surveillance Works Both Ways


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