January 11th, 2011


A trip to Glasgow

I happened to notice this plethora of spy-cameras on top of the Costa kiosk in Waverley Station on 11th January, 2011. Presumably Costa Coffee is somewhere near the top of Al Queda's hit-list. Either that, or the powers-that-be consider it necessary to be able to record the movements of every person passing through Waverley Station individually. Seriously, is this level of surveillance not utterly over-the-top? Society functioned perfectly well without dozens of security-cameras recording our every move until a few years ago. And besides, if someone is determined to strap a bomb to themselves and detonate it in a public place, how are a few cameras going to stop them? It's just nonsense.

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