U.K. Police State

ELLIOT LAKE News

By Daniel Taylor

Citizens of the United Kingdom have become one of the most surveilled, tracked, and traced populations on the earth, with around 4 million surveillance cameras watching their every move.

While the United States is moving in the same direction, the U.K. has moved much further in many respects with the construction of a police state control grid. The 9/11 attacks, and even more so the London bombings of July 7th, 2005 have been the reasoning behind the increased security measures. It’s not just surveillance cameras they have to worry about, new laws are being passed and others proposed which would place yet another layer of Orwellian control over their lives.

George Orwell’s legendary piece of literature “1984“, published in 1949 depicted a horrific, despotic society in which every human being is surveilled. Their conversations are monitored, every movement scrutinized, and any notion of privacy was…

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