Re: Hackers become terrorists under new law

From: Charlie Stross (
Date: Fri Mar 16 2001 - 12:43:16 MST

On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 10:21:43PM -0800, Spike Jones wrote:
> For what it's worth: I am on a chat group for BSA motorcycles,
> an extinct british make. Most (~60%) of those on the list live
> in England.
> In the past several weeks, more than half the posts on that
> list have been about the government installing cameras along
> the roadways. I dont know what to make of this, other than
> to listen quietly without comment. Comments? If someone
> can come up with something witty or insightful, I will post
> it there. spike

They're doubling the number of networked CCTV cameras in the UK
over the next couple of years ... to three million.

A few years ago I moved to Scotland. I'm taking the slow route to
emigration -- voting for the Scottish Nationalist Party. If that
fails, Amsterdam is looking kind of attractive.

-- Charlie

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