We are under surveillance. Cameras are everywhere — attached to buildings, in shopping malls, on public roads and street corners — and our online behaviour is covertly monitored in detail before being fed into complex algorithms. Globally, one in three people use a Facebook-owned service on a daily basis and Google, especially now through Android, is harvesting our browsing, location and travel patterns. This may seem benign — advertising is part of life — but it is becoming increasingly personal and the Cambridge Analytica scandal could be the tip of an iceberg in the process of being formed. Inexpensive facial recognition technology is currently in its infancy and about to enter a new phase, one where anonymity will become a quaintly antique notion.
Is Having Sex in Public a Crime? What Can You Be Charged With?
Sex in the park: From lurking spectators to a surveillance state
By Deborah C. What crime? Answer: Get a room. Sorry, hard to resist the snarky response. Seriously, you are possibly committing one or more crimes, depending on the state in which you romp al fresco. In most states, the laws that criminalize public sex make it a misdemeanor crime. Some state laws explicitly criminalize public sexual activity.
Couple spotted having sex in Croydon park during coronavirus lockdown
Kohei Yoshiyuki is a Japanese photographer best known for The Park , his series of photographs of people watching other people have sex in the public parks of 's Tokyo. It's that exact mix of hilarious, depressing, and creepy you'd expect to get from pictures of people hiding in bushes and touching themselves, and it's great. Once you arrive, you're given a torch to guide your way around the space and witness the peepers in their natural habitat — darkness.
To share your story, get in touch on ukpersonal huffpost. To be clear, we had been respecting the rules and feeling anxious about the virus from the onset. The idea was so romantic.