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    A true "big Brother" is already here.

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    papa_umau
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    A true "big Brother" is already here.

    Post by papa_umau on Wed 09 Nov 2016, 11:22 am

    Five people had their homes searched and computers seized last year after errors in requests for email and phone records meant they were wrongly targeted, a watchdog has revealed.

    Sir Anthony May, the Interception of Communications Commissioner, said the impact of such mistakes could be “devastating”.

    Blunders in another case meant three genuine suspects escaped justice because their records had been deleted by the time the errors were discovered.

    It has been reported that the police make "snooping" requests every two minutes.

    Get the full report from The Telegraph HERE




    Another case of police blunders:

    Met Police admits Scotland Yard made catalogue of errors over false VIP sex abuse investigation.

    Read this story from The Independent newspaper online HERE

    Met Police admits Scotland Yard made catalogue of errors over false VIP sex abuse investigation


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    Post by zathrus on Thu 10 Nov 2016, 11:23 am

    I have always said that if the police get such freedoms they will misuse and abuse them.

    1984 never really came in that year, but it is certainly here now in 2016.

    I think George Orwell had it right, he was just a little bit too early.
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    Post by papa_umau on Fri 11 Nov 2016, 12:14 pm

    You might be right there Zath' as George Orwell was certainly a far-seeing writer of science-fiction stories.

    As high-quality surveillance cameras get smaller and smaller we are going to see them popping up in lots of places they were never seen before.

    When secret surveillance by the police and other third party watchers gets better and more invasive and while our social networking and internet travels are wide open to snoopers we are going to find that privacy for the individual is becoming more and more difficult to find.


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    Post by Angie baby on Sat 12 Nov 2016, 1:14 pm

    Yes, it is getting to be a bit scary when you think about this.

    I guess we are just going to have to watch where we go and what we do on the internet.

    The baddies will have something to fear but goody-two-shoes like me will not. flower
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    Re: A true "big Brother" is already here.

    Post by papa_umau on Mon 14 Nov 2016, 10:48 am

    With spying technology now so miniaturised and easily hidden we never know when we are being spied on.

    Even in the privacy of our own homes we are no longer safe from snoopers.

    It's truly Big Brother in real life.


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