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 December 3, 2010  Non-U.S., Surveillance

There is no other nation on earth as closely surveilled as the British people.  Indeed, such is the scale of Britain’s national obsession with CCTV that – and Big Brother Watch makes no apologies for repeatedly quoting this statistic – there is a greater number of CCTV cameras operating on the Shetland Islands than those controlled by the entire San Francisco Police Department.

It is with a certain degree of wistfulness, therefore, that we read Slobodanka Jovanovska’s excellent piece in the WAZ EU Observer this morning about the rapid expansion of the surveillance state in Macedonia.

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