The Surveillance State

Published on November 18, 2009 by

Charles Farrier discusses the creeping surveillance state and brings up some pertinent facts regarding the crime statisitcs and their embellishment by political and police service actors. A succinct and informative presentation delivered with ironic humour when appropriate.

“The UK is the most spied upon nation in the world – why doesn’t it have the lowest crime rate?

“Whatever happened to the UK’s common law value of ‘innocent until proven guilty’?

“Research shows that CCTV simply does not work, so isn’t it just a huge waste of money?

“Why do the media, police and government portray CCTV as an effective tool?

“Why has there been no public debate?” – ‘No CCTV’ Website

Filmed at the 3rd ‘Lawful Rebellion’ conference, The British Constitution Group, London 31st of October 2009 by

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