April 5th, 2012
06:31 PM ET

Watchful eyes on Ai Weiwei

It was an ironic nod to the unblinking eye of security officials monitoring his house arrest. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei placed surveillance cameras inside his home to mark the first anniversary of his detention.

Then he made the feed available online.

He spoke with CNN right before getting the order to shut down the site.

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