@vilbi 'Smart City' is such a fuzzy term.
"Yet what has drawn the most concern and curiosity with regards to Quayside is a uniquely 21st-century feature: a data-harvesting, wifi-beaming “digital layer” that would underpin each proposed facet of Quayside life."
And that is *all on top of what they already collect*
Banks, cc companies, search engines, telcos, credit agencies, govts, supermarkets and big box stores: they all buy and/or sell info to each other.
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