Originally surveillance cameras systems were installed to deter burglary, assault and car theft but their use has been extended to include combating anti-social behaviour, such as littering, urinating in public, traffic violations, obstruction, and drunkenness (Davies 1998 as cited in Isnard 2001) In an article I published today on TechCityNG, I made an attempt to find out why Bus Drivers in the UK tend to be more civilised than the ones from my home country, Nigeria. Not too long into that study, I found my answer in a concept called Panopticism a social theory named after the Panopticon. Trust me, this is only one way to look at it, but it might as well be valid (following the logic applied). What is a P...

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