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Devon housing association installs spy cameras in flats

George Orwell | 29.08.2009 08:42 | Free Spaces | Social Struggles | Technology

The Riviera Housing Trust in Torquay is fitting over 100 cameras in corridors and staircases at its flats in Pendennis Rd. They claim it is to improve security, but residents have accused them of Big Brother tactics. The cameras will cost £375,000 and rents may be increased to pay for them.

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Display the following 14 comments

  1. Not news — Ronnie Self
  2. Swines — The Filth
  3. Re: Filth — Bleach
  4. @The Filth — George Orwell
  5. BBC — The Filth
  6. And George — The Filth
  7. It's a good idea — Saladin
  8. @The Filth: I suggest the controlled entry would have worked on its own — George Orwell
  9. George — The Filth
  10. I think we'll have to agree to disagree on this one — George Orwell
  11. Wrong George — The Filth
  12. lol, an anarchist who likes spy cameras in their flats?! — George Orwell
  13. George — The Filth
  14. @The Filth - playing the game of prolier than thou — George Orwell