Friday, February 16, 2007

Worried about being watched? You already are

ANPR systemAs Steve Mathieson points out in the Guardian, drivers worried about the privacy implications of congestion charging should be concerned about another system already in operation. Automatic Numberplate Recognition (ANPR) systems across Britain are being linked up by the Association of Chief Police Officers, and can be used to track cars across the country.

You can find out more in a report I co-authored with FIPR colleagues in 2004 for the Information Commissioner's Office.


Anonymous said...

There is a new documentary on video surveillance (CCTV) in Britain coming out, and this time, the topic will be covered in a more critical way. There's a trailer online:

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