‘The steady expansion of the “surveillance society” risks undermining fundamental freedoms including the right to privacy,’ according to a House of Lords report published today.
Meanwhile the British Journal of Photography reports that a new law, due to be introduced this month, ‘is expected to increase the anti-terrorism powers used today by police officers to stop photographers, including press photographers, from taking pictures in public places.’
We’e not even just up against CCTV either. I’ve found evidence of audio surveillance right here in Manchester. Read it here http://envirosonic.blogspot.com/2009/01/sonic-panopticism.html