The Ranting Kraut

19.3.2006 – 27.9.2010

Archive for March, 2010

Stasi 2.1

Posted by rantingkraut on March 8, 2010

If the tasks of the state know no limits, the reach of its police force can know no limits. That’s why, as New Labour seeks to micromanage every aspect of human behaviour, more and more state employees are pressed to take on police tasks:

Under CSAS, a chief constable can give employees of local authorities or private companies limited powers such as the right to hand out on-the-spot fines for offences including disorder, truancy and littering; stopping vehicles for roadside tests and confiscating alcohol.”  (source)

Posted in Civil Liberties, fence posts, In The News, surveillance | Tagged: | Comments Off on Stasi 2.1