The Daily Express (Main and Online) – ANPR cameras

Big Brother Watch Team / April 8, 2018

The Daily Express reported on the rapid increase of Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras in the UK, quoting our Legal and Policy Officer Griff Ferris:

“This vast surveillance network indiscriminately captures millions of photos of innocent UK citizens every day.

“It is effectively a secretive national checkpoint system, collecting and storing information on people’s movements regardless of their innocence, a level of intrusion which is completely disproportionate and unnecessary.”

‘Big Brother’ photos of motorists have doubled in five years