Are we willing to pay the price of catastrophe to keep our privacy?
There is hardly a street in London that is not fitted with a camera that is part of a closed-circuit security system, and other major British cities are similarly equipped. Some of the devices are linked to radar detectors that routinely nail speeders and motorists who drive through red lights. Others are only for general surveillance and security. But the most significant output of the system is forensic evidence that can be retrieved and used by British law enforcement and intelligence organizations.
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