If I warn you I am a stalker does it make stalking you OK?

The intention behind the We Are Watching You Act of 2013 may be laudable, but the solution seems pretty narrow-minded. Fearing technology that would allow the entity transmitting video programs to your TV or computer screen to watch viewers’ reactions to what they are watching, the bill’s sponsors take the approach that you at least need to be given notice that they are watching you and an have a meaningful opportunity to avoid their gaze, at least when you want to scratch your crotch, pick your nose, or watch TV in your underwear.

It’s sort of like passing a law obligating the Peeping Tom next door to let you know he likes to peep in your window, so you can decide when to close the blinds, or ask him to look away.

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