Your typical office, tapped and bugged
Find out where Big Brother is watching
The “typical office” shows that surveillance is not something that only happens to suspected criminals or in war times, but can occur everywhere and at all times. While surveillance in the workplace has become more and more common and ranges from ordinary video surveillance to the use of modern technologies such as e-mail filtering and keystroke monitoring, the “typical surveillance office” alludes to past times, when during the Cold War intelligence agencies such as the Russian KGB and the East German Staatssicherheitsdienst tapped and bugged whichever place seemed important for them to gather information. The “typical surveillance office” invites to a journey into the recent history of surveillance and lets visitors search for where “Big Brother Is Watching You”.