The Ranting Kraut

19.3.2006 – 27.9.2010

From now on, it will be illegal to keep an eye on the police!

Posted by rantingkraut on February 15, 2009

Whereas in the past the police have not had the power to prevent photographs being taken of them, from today they have. Under the new Counter-Terrorism Act it is an offence to take pictures of officers “likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism”. This is such a catch-all measure that it can be used – and, in view of recent trends, will be used – to prevent photographs to which the police object merely by invoking counter-terrorist requirements.”



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