Privacy in peril: Vast network of roadside cameras pose ‘very real risk’ says surveillance regulator – The Independent

Posted April 22nd, 2014 in closed circuit television, investigatory powers, news, police, privacy, roads by sally

‘Members of the public face “a very real risk” to their privacy from the huge roadside surveillance network that captures millions of motorists every day, the Government’s Surveillance Commissioner has warned. In an interview with The Independent, Tony Porter urges that clear guidance be provided to ensure “innocent” people do not fall victim to roadside automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras which have been the centre of concerns over the rise of surveillance in Britain.’

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The Independent, 19th April 2014