May 282015
 May 28, 2015  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

LocalGov reports:

An investigation has revealed councils spent 42,000 days on covert and direct surveillance operations, ‘snooping’ on pigeon feeders and motorists.

A freedom of information request conducted by Channel 4, found local authorities used the regulatory investigative powers act (RIPA) to spend 42,000 days ‘snooping’ on citizens between April 2012 and January 2015.

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