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The UK surveillance society

| March 5, 2008 | 1 Comment

In 2006 the Information Commissioner surprised everyone by stating that the UK has become a surveillance society. The UK has the the highest degree of surveillance in Europe, and one of the biggest surveillance networks in the world. As Surveillance Watchers points out: The word surveillance has been derived from the French word which literally [...]

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Big Brother is watching – and it could be a good thing

| February 5, 2007

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is being used all over the UK to help deter crime. Through out the region, there are probably around 4 million cameras watching what goes on. That’s about one camera for every 14 people. The CCTV has many benefits. It is used to ticket speeders and others who violate traffic laws. [...]

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CCTV Takes Prime Time

| February 5, 2007

There must be a little peeping tom in everyone – or at least in the people who are watching television. The popularity of closed circuit television (CCTV) and reality programs seems to prove this to be true. The phenomena started innocently enough with MTV’s The Real World. It seemed that the music station decided on [...]

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CCTV Expanding Its Reach

| February 5, 2007

What country will be the next to protect its citizens with CCTV? England has settled into the concept of the government watching them where ever it wants. In this island country, CCTV cameras are as common as cracks in the sidewalk. Movies, TV shows, and even books utilize the technology to further their plots. In [...]

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