Articles by Patrick Wood

China’s CCTV Surveillance Network Took Just 7 Minutes To ‘Capture’ BBC Reporter

In a race against time and the CCTV cameras, it took Chinese police only 7 minutes to physically apprehend a BBC reporter in a city of millions. One executive says, “We can match every face with an ID card and trace all your movements back one week in time. We can match your face with your car, match you with your relatives and the people you’re in touch with. With enough cameras, we can know who you frequently meet.”