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Priveillance is a term developed by wearable computing pioneer Steve Mann to describe a society in which everyone has a means of recording everyone.[1] Priveillance comes from the French word veillance, which means to watch. "If you and I were to meet in a coffee shop and you had an audio recorder in your pocket, what’s the difference than if you had a photographic memory and could remember the entire conversation? But, if there were a third party that were eavesdropping on us, that would be more of a violation." [2]


  2. Steve Mann. One on One. NYTimes interview with Nick Bilton. 8 Aug 2012. Accessed 22 Aug 2012.