July 22nd, 2009

OBrien1984

so, filming police officers is illegal if it is likely to be of use to terrorists, is it

How very convenient. This means you could be a terrorist suspect -or whatever- until further notice, if you try to film a police officer infringing your liberties, say.

People with any quota of power will always tend, for many reasons, to extend it and exercise it beyond their remit. One of the many things I like about this island is that there are many constraints and balances to those powers to prevent this happening. These seem to be slowly being eroded...

retransmitted from [info - personal] deathboy .