Posts Tagged: CCTV

Body-Cams for Teachers

Absolutely nothing terrifyingly Orwellian about this then. I think the key issue here is about creep in terms of use. “The cameras are not on all the time. Where there is a perceived threat to a member of staff or pupil for example, they are used. It’s not like a surveillance camera.” That, I think,

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Good News, nearly: UK Government Gives Up Plans for Snooping Database

Mixed news today: the UK Home Secretary has given up plans to have a national database to store information on all phonecalls, emails and internet use of UK citizens. Instead, they are going to force communications companies to do that work for them. I’m pleased they’ve given up the plans, but skeptical about the reasoning.

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