It hasn't happened the way Orwell said it would, they keep saying. Yet:
The Children’s Secretary set out £400million plans to put 20,000 problem families under 24-hour CCTV supervision in their own homes.
They will be monitored to ensure that children attend school, go to bed on time and eat proper meals.
(htp: Mark Steyn)
Soon, I shall wake up and discover it was all a dream.