UK Daily Mail
March 3, 2011
It’s an astonishing statistic that is sure to send a chills down the spines of freedom campaigners.
A huge study has revealed that in Big Brother Britain there is an incredible one CCTV camera for every 32 citizens.
The revelation that 1.85 million cameras are watching our every move confirms the shocking extent of surveillance in 21st century Britain.
Coming a day after it emerged tiny drones could be used to spy on Britons, the new CCTV study is sure to bolster fears that we are nearing a Big Brother state.
The research involved police community support officers counting ostensibly every camera in Cheshire and extrapolating the results nationwide to provide a reliable estimate of the level of CCTV surveillance in the UK.
Officers counted 12,333 cameras in the area, according to a study published in CCTV Image magazine, the majority of which were inside premises, rather than facing public street.
This article was posted: Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 5:34 am