Nobody walks into a bank anymore without being filmed. And the video screens in the secured office of the average high school almost resemble a prison guard house.
But Big Brother isn't just indoors any more.
Surveillance cameras also are becoming more pervasive outdoors. Six deep-sea fishing boats will take to the ocean off the Southeast this spring with video cameras mounted on the canopy of the pilot house. Federal and state wildlife officers mount cameras in parking areas, camping and hunting grounds to watch for dumpers, deer baiters, poachers, thieves, pot growers or impromptu meth lab entrepreneurs.