To the travails of working at a London financial firm, add near constant surveillance. This summer, Lloyds, Barclays, and MasterCard are among the firms adding sensors that measure motion and body heat to track employee presence.
It’s not just the workplace. Sensors are now pervasive in homes and public spaces and pose a real risk to privacy and security. Unless regulators act fast, people will soon lose the ability to opt-out of being constantly monitored.