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Police in Britain now able to monitor cell phones

0. phoneArena 01 Nov 2011, 09:34 posted on

Police in Britain have obtained a surveillance system that can intercept communication, obtain user data, and track a cell phone’s position. This system has caused concern with both lawyers and privacy groups…

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posted on 01 Nov 2011, 09:57 1

1. hammertong (Posts: 23; Member since: 10 May 2010)


And they can sell the recordings to the tabloids.....oh wait....they already are.

posted on 01 Nov 2011, 09:58 3

2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5582; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


Big Brother is watching you - literally.

posted on 01 Nov 2011, 10:24 3

3. mozes316 (Posts: 142; Member since: 30 Sep 2011)


I already know that London is not having that... Nope, no way... And I will be damned if they try and pull that in the States...

posted on 01 Nov 2011, 10:33 2

4. T12RYK (Posts: 98; Member since: 10 Jun 2011)


This is ridiculous!!!

posted on 01 Nov 2011, 10:47 4

5. GALAXY-S (Posts: 701; Member since: 07 Jun 2011)


WOW...!! next thing you know they will be monitoring your farts too!!

posted on 01 Nov 2011, 11:20 1

6. superguy (Posts: 269; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


In short "Trust us! We won't break the law!" Famous last words from government ...

This is just ripe for abuse. It's one thing with a warrant. It's another just to do it whole sale.

Orwell did have Big Brother starting in London. Sadly, it looks like he's only about 25-30 years late in his predictions.

posted on 02 Nov 2011, 03:07 1

7. Forsaken77 (Posts: 547; Member since: 09 Jun 2011)


Holy privacy infringement Batman!!! I think it's about time for a FIRE SALE!!!!!

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