Jul 182011
 
 July 18, 2011  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Frank Manning writes:

It has been revealed that council bureaucrats have been keeping secret databases of residents who have been involved in disputes with them.

At least 9,000 people are on the lists, kept by more than 40 councils around England. The reasons for placing people on the databases vary from council to council but many of them are exceedingly trivial, such as arguing with a council official or a dustman.

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