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From the President: Building Big Brother

By Barbara Simons

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 43 No. 1, Page 31

"It seemed to him that he knew exactly what it felt like to sit in a room like this, in an armchair beside an open fire with your feet in the fender and a kettle on the hob, utterly alone, utterly secure, with nobody watching you, no voice pursuing you, no sound except the singing of the kettle and the friendly ticking of the clock." —George Orwell, 1984.

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