Lords investigate 'unconstitutional' surveillance society

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 12:06 AM EST

The Lords' Constitution Committee has asked for evidence in an investigation it has launched into surveillance in the UK.

"The inquiry, which is set against a backdrop of increased use of CCTV, the creation of the national DNA database, the new NHS Spine, and the proposals for ID cards, will seek to find out if increased surveillance and data collection by the state have fundamentally altered the way it relates to its citizens," the committee's announcement said.

At The Register.

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