To wire-tap – to use a listening device to conduct surveillance
To stay / fly under the radar – to remain unnoticed
Pre-Viewing Task :
What mass surveillance technologies do you know?
What do you think ‘spy bazaar’ means?
Viewing Task :
A. Answer the questions below:
- What tools of surveillance can be used to track people? (name all the technologies mentioned in the video)
- What is “The Wire-Tappers’ Ball”?
- How does the speaker prove that the market of surveillance technologies is loosely regulated?
- Why is it important to start controlling the market of surveillance technologies?
B. Identify the thesis of the talk and the arguments the speaker provides to prove it.
Post-viewing Task :
Do you share the view that surveillance technologies should be classified as weapons?