“There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork. It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time.
The iWatch is one step forward into an electronic surveillance network in the USA that is not only nearly ubiquitous, but conspicuous as well.
If Barack Obama does not dismantle the Big Brother spying apparatus during his presidency, he will pass that apparatus on to someone else – someone that you might not feel as inclined to trust.