p2pnet view Cool:- “The chic ‘see-and-be-seen’ OPUS Bar in world-renowned OPUS Hotel Vancouver, now boasts a new re-mix of eccentric furniture with an affluent disregard for style rules”, says the Opus Hotel.
Style rules aren’t all that’s eccentric or disregarded.
“Glass-walled restrooms and live video feeds allow you to always keep an eye on the action and indulge your inner voyeurism”, it brags.
Glass-walled rest-rooms? But surely that means …
It does. Not only but also, video monitors ensure no one misses anything.
“There are no signs in the bar warning patrons they’re on camera, but the bar menu does mention that the restrooms feature ‘live video feeds to keep an eye on the action’,” says the CBC, going on management at the hotel explained that it’s “all part of Opus’s playful attitude”.
According to general manager Nicholas Gandossi, “It’s quite unique, and I think that’s why we get people coming off the street to come and see the live feeds. It’s definitely meant to be a bit of tongue-in-cheek.”
But “I think there’s a crime involved here,” the story has Richard Rosenberg, president of the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association stating.
“I think it’s a violation of the privacy law here in B.C.”
Enjoy heady aromas and the sound of flushing toilets while you chat with a friend.
The pic is on the hotel’s web page. No! Really! .
Not to worry, though. If there are more complaints, the hotel might consider changing the video system, the story adds.
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CBC – Vancouver bar’s urinal TVs raise concern, August 18, 2010
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