I was amazed to read that The Shetland Islands have more CCTV cameras than the San Francisco police department.
In fact Britian is the most densely CCTV populated country in the World according to Jane Thynne in The Oldie.
The Information Commisioner Christopher Graham is arguing for urgent privacy safeguards to be implemented.
Not before time.
Apparently a borough in London has more cameras than several foreign city police forces combined and yet the crime rate is no lower.
There is now a product which can be strapped to office cleaners to monitor their work rate and Merseyside police in the UK are using unmanned helicopter drones.
Welcome belatedly to 1984.
I haven't received many visitors yet to my new blog John Beaumont-Online Business Thoughts but it is early days yet.
Joke for today:- George keeps a record of everything he eats. It's called a tie.
On this day:- 20th January
In 1265 England's first parliament meets at Westminster
In 1981 President Reagan was inaugurated as President of USA and in 1937 Franklin Roosevelt took office for a second presidential term.