UK Debates the Value and Risks of CCTV

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jun 05, 2010

The UK seems simultaneously more passionate and worried about the use of CCTV / video surveillance than almost any other country worldwide. A good demonstration of this and the issues involved is a recent 3 part series from Info4Security (the series also includes a 6 part audio/podcast that is found on the previous link in the lower right hand side).

For those not familiar with the UK's approach to surveillance, two elements are especially important to note:

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