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UK: One camera for every 14 people
Posted by: McQ on Monday, April 30, 2007

A comforting article from Britain:
There are more than four million CCTV cameras in this country, one for every 14 people, and the national DNA database which was set up by police to combat crime now holds 3.5 million profiles.
The surveillance society exists. Add to that:
Britain is in danger of "committing slow social suicide" as such Big Brother techniques as surveillance cameras and recording equipment spread into every aspect of our lives, the nation's information watchdog will warn this week.

A new report from Richard Thomas, the information commissioner, will say that the public needs to be made more aware of the "creeping encroachment" on civil liberties created by email monitoring, CCTV and computer tracking of our buying habits.
Is this the sort of power you would be willing to give the state in the name of combating crime or terrorism?
 
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What, don’t they have house-to-house searches for guns? ;)
 
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Well, who said the email monitoring, CCTV and computer tracking of buying habits were all being done by the government?

As for the omnipresent CCTV monitoring, you should read Lacey and His Friends.
 
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