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Revealed: Big Brother Britain has more CCTV cameras than China
Posted By admin On August 10, 2009 @ 12:10 pm In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Daily Mail 
Monday, August 10, 2009
Britain has one and a half times as many surveillance cameras as communist China, despite having a fraction of its population, shocking figures reveal.
There are 4.2million closed circuit TV cameras here, one per every 14 people.
But in police state China, which has a population of 1.3billion, there are just 2.75million cameras, the equivalent of one for every 472,000 of its citizens.
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Simon Davies from pressure group Privacy International said the astonishing statistic highlighted Britain’s ‘worrying obsession’ with surveillance.
‘Britain has established itself as the model state that the Chinese authorities would love to have,’ he said.
‘As far as surveillance goes, Britain has created the blueprint for the 21st century non-democratic regime.
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