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CCTV: new controls on private security cameras to stop homeowners snooping on neighbours
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London Telegraph 
June 10, 2013
Andrew Rennison, the Coalition’s surveillance camera commissioner, said that the Government may have to address the growing trend in home owners setting up elaborate CCTV systems on their properties.
He said the cameras can cause “upset” and hinted that ministers may be forced to look at new laws to ensure their use is controlled.
There are currently no rules governing the use of private CCTV cameras. With security systems becoming cheaper, and hundreds of thousands of properties thought to have some form of camera system, Whitehall sources said complaints about privacy were growing more common.
The Government this month introduced its “surveillance code of practice” for public CCTV systems, in particular those used by police forces and local authorities.
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