Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 11 20:08:43 UTC 2006

At 2:11 PM -0500 12/11/06, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>When did this arrive?  It seems to have been
>talked about in Wikipedia in March 2004.

As long as it's not confused with upskirt hidden cam practices...


>>From another list:
>>Surveillance, from the French for "watching
>>over," refers to the monitoring of people by
>>some higher authority — the police, for
>>insttance. Now there's sousveillance, or
>>"watching from below." It refers to the reverse
>>tactic: the monitoring of authorities
>>Blair, for instance) by informal networks of
>>regular people, equipped with little more than
>>cellphone cameras, video blogs and the desire to
>>remain vigilant against the excesses of the powers that be.
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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