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D.J.'s News Story Archive
Published CCTV news stories
- United Kingdom -

CCTV News Stories well worth a look

If you're in to doing research on CCTV related news stories, this section will provide a growing body of links to interesting and unusual published pieces in a variety of news media:-

CCTV: Does it actually work? - News.Scotsman.com - 26th May 2008
The state of surveillance in Scotland

Tories pledge to curb use of CCTV cameras - Telegraph.co.uk - 21st May 2008
Comments made by the Shadow Home Secretary David Davis

City Cameras to catch every car - BBC News - 19th May 2008
ANPR (number plate recognition) deployed in Manchester

Retailers warm to network video surveillance - Talking Retail - 17th April 2008
IP Video is becoming more attractive for retail operations.

Innocent photographer or terrorist? - BBC News - 17th April 2008
Worries over terrorists taking pictures of potential targets and security cameras, have caused a serious problem for genuine photographers.

Does CCTV make you feel safer? - CBBC Newsround - 1st June 2007
Childrens BBC News gives an insight into what kids think about CCTV

Police chief's 'Orwellian' fears - BBC News - 20th May 2007
Deputy Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary raises civil liberties issues

CCTV: The truth, the whole truth? by Joe Campbell - BBC News - 20th May 2007
A report into the state of CCTV currently being used in the UK.

CCTV camera 'tails' suspects by Will Iredale and Chris Gourlay - TimesOnline - 15th April 2007
... also reported here with photo ....
CCTV Camera 'Tails' Suspects - Care 2 C2NN
The unique 'Bug' concept camera and its future use in tracking individuals

New CCTV unit tackles UK crime by Chris Vallance - BBC News - 9th January 2007
London's Metropolitan Police have set up a new specialist CCTV 'Viido' unit

Britain is "surveillance society" - BBC News - 2nd November 2006
The UK's Information Commissioners prophecy becomes reality


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