A decade or two in the hazy distant future of the year 2000…
Full video and audio surveillance of all public spaces is not only recorded but actually stored and archived and occasionally when a fancy new software for face or character or behavioral recognition comes out they turn it loose on the archives.
The movements of everyone is there, every moment ready to be pondered in the light of day and analyzed for behavior outside the statistical norm. Lets have the behavioral software analyze all movements in this area for the last 12 months, we believe there might be some drug activity here.
With this does your definition of what privacy entails change? Do you believe that public is public, despite the fact the equation has just changed completely and you can now receive a citation for actions that went unnoticed months or years before.
Would you argue the legal definition needs changing, or that legal restrictions need to be placed on the recording?