Counting Cameras (yet again)

Here is yet another episode in what has become a bit of a scrap between David Aaronovitch of The Times and everyone else who knows anything about surveillance (including the news reporters from his own paper). It is making me lose the will to live, but if anyone else is interested, here is Paul Lewis of The Guardian taking David out to count cameras in London.

Author: David

I'm David Murakami Wood. I live on Wolfe Island, in Ontario, and am Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Surveillance Studies and an Associate Professor at Queen's University, Kingston.

2 thoughts on “Counting Cameras (yet again)”

  1. Did you notice the jobsworth private security guard claiming that it was somehow illegal to film along the banks of the River Thames by the former County Hall, now a hotel ? Even if, as he seemed to claim, the public footpath and right of way was somehow on private land, he was still utterly wrong.

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