Jul 202010
 
 July 20, 2010  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Rashid Razaq reports:

London councils have been secretly snooping in dustbins to profile residents according to race and wealth.

Officials and private contractors have conducted “waste audits” in which they check the brands and types of discarded food and read mail thrown out with the rubbish.

The profiling tactics have been employed so that recycling drives can be targeted according to ethnicity and social class.

Read more in the London Evening Standard.

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