Big Brother culture attacked by country’s top barrister

CCTV=State Control

The ‘Big Brother’ culture is on the march across Britain, allowing the state to snoop on phone calls, emails and even walking the dog, the country’s top barrister, Desmond Browne QC, has warned.

All of these day-to-to-day activities were “at the mercy… of the gradual construction by successive UK governments of one of the most extensive and technologically advanced surveillance systems in the world”.

In a powerful attack on the “surveillance society”, Mr Browne, the chairman of the Bar Council, also questioned the effectiveness of CCTV cameras in tackling anti-social behaviour.

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