The UK has 64 million inhabitants. It has 5.9 million CCTV cameras. South Korea has 50 million inhabitants. South Korea has 5 Million CCTV Cameras. China has 1.35 billion inhabitants. China has 20 million CCTV cameras.
The UK and Korea have about 1 CCTV camera per 10-12 people.
China has one CCTV camera per almost 500,000 people.
While there is constant backlash and resistance over 24/7 big brother style surveillance, there’s just as many criminals being rapidly identified and arrested.
What’s more important to you? Societal security or personal freedom?
What are your thoughts?