Bill Gates backs a $1 billion plan to cover Earth in ‘Big Brother’ satellites capable of streaming ‘live and unfiltered’ HD footage of the planet | DailyMail

The startup, EarthNow, plans to launch 500 satellites to cover Earth’s atmosphere in ‘Big Brother’ real-time video surveillance.

As well as Gates, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son and aerospace giant Airbus are also backing the project. 

The price of the project could run to $1 billion (£700m), although the value of the investment by the companies has not been disclosed.  

via Bill Gates backs $1bn plan to cover Earth in ‘Big Brother’ satellites | Daily Mail Online