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UK Surveillance Laws Raise Privacy Concerns

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UK Surveillance Laws Raise Privacy Concerns

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UK Surveillance Laws Raise Privacy Concerns

UK Surveillance Laws Raise Privacy Concerns

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Local councils in Britain are using covert surveillance legislation designed to combat terrorism to investigate such petty offenses as under-age smoking and breaches of zoning regulations. One couple has gone public after learning that they were tailed for two weeks to verify that they actually lived within the boundaries of the school their 3-year-old attends.