The Surveillance State
Street Cameras in Vallejo California
ABC7 News, 2011-07
Surveillance State is not about crime prevention
Published on May 1, 2012 by only2percent
The statistics do not show any deterrent effect of video surveillance on crime rates. It's more about virtual imprisonment, eavesdropping and electronic harassment of the public.
Published and described on Mar 5, 2012 by AlanWattResistance
"Charles Farrier discusses the creeping surveillance state and brings up some pertinent facts regarding the crime statistics and their embellishment by political and police service actors. A succinct and informative presentation delivered with ironic humor, 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 BBC5tv [http://www.bbc5.tv/]