Surveilling Kids at School Is a $3.1 Billion Industry – and It’s Making Kids ‘Anxious’ and Scared. By Suzanne Burdick, Ph.D. The Defender. 12 October 2023. “Biometric surveillance is the elite’s tool for monitoring and controlling subjects to a degree thought unimaginable by the likes of Hitler, Stalin and Mao,” [Rectenwald] said. “It is no wonder that a significant percentage of the school students under surveillance find themselves feeling ‘paranoid,’ anxious and trapped. They are trapped — in a giant panopticon.”