Latest TODAY column: I want, I want, I just want my CCTV
FIRST they gave you TV Mobile, so that you can watch TV on the bus. So, why is anybody surprised that the next thing they are thinking of installing on buses would be Closed Circuit Televisions (CCTVs)?
Singaporeans simply love security cameras and CCTVs. Of course! It is for our safety and protection! Privacy is overrated anyway. We gladly sacrifice it in the name of security.
Besides, as the newspaper report said, London has already done it. Of course! The favourite "some other country has already done it" reason! Surely, our decision to do it is right too.