Should we be worried by ever more CCTV cameras?

Should we be worried by ever more CCTV cameras?
 

It is all quiet on a mid-morning weekday at the CCTV monitoring centre of Southwark Council, in London, when I pay a visit.
Dozens of monitors display largely mundane activities - people cycling in a park, waiting for buses, coming in and out of shops. On some there are glimpses of well-known London landmarks, like Tower Bridge or the Shard - the tallest building in the UK.
The manager here, Sarah Pope is media-shy and worries she might say the wrong thing. It is not entirely surprising, as surveillance is not a word that conjures up positive images in many people's minds.
There is no doubt... read more

 
18 November 2019 in Business, Views: 231
Source: BBC
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