British citizens’ right to privacy, free from interception of communications has been severely curtailed. Thanks in part to over four million CCTV cameras and increasingly sophisticated analysis software, their ability to travel without surveillance has disappeared.
This chilling documentary by Henry Porter reveal how fast civil liberties have eroded in Britain, as well as their grim outlook in this most surveilled society on earth.
In this programme I want to find out more about the actual technology of surveillance. What is already in use, how it is being used, and what is planned for the future. And most importantly, what the consequences are, for us, citizens of this democracy.