In-home Surveillance

“He thought of the telescreen with its never-sleeping ear. They could spy upon you night and day, but if you kept your head you could still outwit them. With all their cleverness they had never mastered the secret of finding out what another human being was thinking…” – George Orwell

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One, there was a lot of debate surrounding the controversial feature of the ‘Kinnect’ system being ‘Always On’ and listening, as well as its potential use for licence enforcement through face recognition.