Sousveillance is the recording of an activity by a participant in the activity, typically by way of small wearable or portable personal technologies.

In this sense it is possible to replace the Panoptic God’s eye view of surveillance with a more community-building ubiquitous personal experience capture. Crimes, for example, might then be solved by way of collaboration among the citizenry rather than through the watching over the citizenry from above.


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