Texas Governor Rick Perry wants to install night-vision camaras on the Mexico border, then have citizens be able to call a toll-free number to report illegal immigrants crossing the border.
There is a point to be made here about how the people can be recruited to create their own security state, but I'm too depressed to make it. Who needs Big Brother when we each can act as each other's spymaster?
This is like the evil twin of the wisdom of crowds. We're participating in our own Panoptican.
Via Jason Mazzone