You probably have heard about Justin TV. It´s about people who wear cameras all the time and transmit their life live on the internet. These are the folks who turn you into a welcome voyeurs. While I find reality TV shows and Justin TV boring there is a type of voyeurism that I would engage in. I call it monitor voyeurism. I would not mind to be able to see the computer monitor of certain people at anytime. See what sites they visit, how they blog, write their emails. I certainly would not dare to put my Mac screen on the internet. But given the ww trend of people exposing themselves on the internet it is not out of the question that bloggers like Scobble or others who befriend everyone on Facebook would not allow others to see their computer activity on real time. Not Justin TV but Justin PC.

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Philip Hemsted on June 6, 2008  · 

Hi Martin – I love the term ‘monitor voyeurism’ – sounds a lot more compulsive than ‘screen sharing’. The virtual team at Yuuguu use it as part of our daily routine to get that sense of shared experience even though we’re not together. Philip

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nick robinson on June 10, 2008  · 

martin, its very easy, all you have to do is get help from the US government, theyre amazing at looking around the world into other peoples screens:)

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