February 12th, 2003

full steam ahead

Not so candid camera

"There are 2.5 million CCTV cameras in the UK- 10 per cent of the world's total"

How handy; the cameras for the congestion charging in London are also going to be used for surveillance; they're zooming movable cameras that can detect individual faces that get cross-referenced to databases of suspects who will be pursued around the city by white vans with digital cameras.
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