Spy lights could make us the bad guys

Lighting professionals and those with responsibility for lighting have reason to feel good about themselves. We are, after all, the bringers of light, illuminating the spaces we inhabit, chasing the dark. We are the good guys.
But like the original ‘bringer of light’, Lucifer, are we destined to lose our angelic status, to become the fallen due to greed and envy? Are we set to become the gimp of Big Data, the eyes and ears of Mass Surveillance?