1984 was a WARNING, not a how-to manual!
The government will be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of everyone in the UK under new legislation set to be announced soon.
Back in the US, PATRIOT Act authority means we have a handful of Big Ears already plugged into the telecomm networks, feeding the NSA more data than they can handle.
I mean, seriously, is China really the perfect model for individual privacy and freedom in this new age of possibility??