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kirkie
12-09-2012, 03:18 PM
http://static.itn.co.uk/images/story55419_120912cctv12_1_169_480x270.jpg
It has been revealed more than 200 schools are using CCTV cameras in toilets or changing rooms.

The survey showed 825 cameras were located in the toilets or changing rooms of 207 schools across England, Scotland and Wales, with 47,806 cameras being used in total.

Big Brother Watch published the figures following a Freedom of Information Act request to more than 2,000 schools.

Director Nick Pickles said: "This research raises serious questions about the privacy of schoolchildren across Britain, with some schools having one camera for every five pupils and hundreds of schools using cameras in toilets and changing rooms.

"The full extent of school surveillance is far higher than we had expected and will come as a shock to many parents.

"Schools need to come clean about why they are using these cameras and what is happening to the footage."

The Radclyffe School in Oldham topped the list of schools with 20 cameras in toilets or changing rooms and its head teacher, Hardial Hayer, said its cameras are above doors entering toilets, and only overlook washbasins.

A Department for Education spokesman said: "CCTV can be beneficial in some cases but this is a decision that head teachers should take.

http://www.itn.co.uk/UK/55419/cctv-cameras-in-school-toilets-and-changing-rooms

thecatsmeow
12-09-2012, 03:24 PM
Now there really is NO PLACE TO HIDE...I'll bet the paedo's are loving this! :mad:

leather clad prowler
12-09-2012, 03:41 PM
This geezer would have loved that.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2172498/School-caretaker-51-drilled-hole-swimming-pool-showers-watch-girls.html

thecatsmeow
12-09-2012, 03:46 PM
This geezer would have loved that.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2172498/School-caretaker-51-drilled-hole-swimming-pool-showers-watch-girls.html

Yeah! Though I note that he fiercely denied spying anyway! :rolleyes:

elshaper
12-09-2012, 05:17 PM
Very pervy. You can just imagine what sort of people suggested such idea to place CCTV in changing rooms and toilets. They would have said "it's all for children's safety" Yeah right!

furling
12-09-2012, 06:05 PM
CCTV cameras in school toilets and changing rooms

That is sick.

The orwellian state continues it's CCTV agenda of mass surveillance but we need to do something about this now. No more apathy or sick things like CCTV in toilets will continue.


If I had kids, I would not allow them to go to school with cameras in toilets or changing rooms.

See NoCCTV and lets join together and stop the Expansion of CCTV in public places. Even taking action to remove them by force if we have to.

http://www.no-cctv.org.uk/


http://dissociatedpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/no-cctv-01.jpg

believenothing
12-09-2012, 06:07 PM
Now there really is NO PLACE TO HIDE...I'll bet the paedo's are loving this! :mad:


If true, this is probably why thy are there. Sick pedos running the whole damn thing

beldazar
12-09-2012, 06:08 PM
Very pervy. You can just imagine what sort of people suggested such idea to place CCTV in changing rooms and toilets. They would have said "it's all for children's safety" Yeah right!

I questioned a teacher about CCTV at my son's school and they replied it was for the childrens' safety. I said. "If this was the case then why are there none on the bike sheds where my son is getting his bike tyres deliberately punctured every week?!!" :mad: (Shouldn't give them ideas to put up more I know but still..Just goes to show that it's all bullshit)

elshaper
12-09-2012, 06:10 PM
If I had kids, I would not allow them to go to school with cameras in toilets or changing rooms.
Exactly! Home schooling is the only option left.
I bet ya, if you send your kids to expensive school, they won't have it?

mrunhappy
12-09-2012, 07:21 PM
Hey don't be too down on teachers, lots of them are good.

As for CCTV in schools, I wouldn't say it was that intrusive IME, and I have seen many schools from the inside. Plenty of things I don't like though such as schools being used to disseminate official narratives e.g. man made climate change.

It may or may not suprise you to hear that some schools have been paid to have mobile phone masts situated within their vacinity (usually the highest point obviously). Is this a concern?

thecatsmeow
12-09-2012, 07:42 PM
If true, this is probably why thy are there. Sick pedos running the whole damn thing

It seems to be the case I'm afraid :(

http://www.emhdf.com/Monarch-mind-control.pdf

killmicrosoft
12-09-2012, 08:07 PM
It seems to be the case I'm afraid :(

http://www.emhdf.com/Monarch-mind-control.pdf

Interesting book thank you for the link

mcgibbo
12-09-2012, 08:07 PM
CCTV anywhere is intrusive, it's just a way to boost paranoia in society. If I'm not worrying about being watched I'm worrying about why I need to be watched, am I in some crime riddled estate in full blown gang warfare with druglords, pimps and loan sharks having nightly gun battles? Oh no I'm in a town where fuck all happens and the only thing someone wants to use the CCTV for is to catch someone leaving dogshit lying around, which is fair enough, but you can't use it for that because it contravenes muttley's human rights.
Surprised no one's suggested a pedo ring in schools, there's likely to be one or two working in schools, they love working with kiddies.

greatdayforfreedom
12-09-2012, 08:26 PM
If I had kids, I would not allow them to go to school with cameras in toilets or changing rooms.



I'm not a parent but I would hope every decent parent would do the same! They are targeting children, now is the time to say, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

friendlyperson
12-09-2012, 09:21 PM
All the cameras on your laptops and cell phones are surveillance cameras. They can be remotely activated, without any sign to alert you, the light will not come on, the hard drive disk light will not come on, but it is recording you.

leather clad prowler
12-09-2012, 09:24 PM
All the cameras on your laptops and cell phones are surveillance cameras. They can be remotely activated, without any sign to alert you, the light will not come on, the hard drive disk light will not come on, but it is recording you.

I was reading about this the other night, it's a very disturbing thought.

trux newman
12-09-2012, 09:34 PM
In the Galaxy S3 power saving options there's one for using the front camera to tell if you're looking at the screen or not. That freaked me out a bit. Fortunately I have a case for it that covers the front camera.

elshaper
12-09-2012, 09:40 PM
If you are a journalist, please offer the researchers your view on ridiculous, over the top surveillance!!
Launch of first surveillance research centre in Europe
The first centre in Europe to research the effects of surveillance on society will be launched at The Open University and the University of Stirling next week (18-20 September).

CRISP - the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy - will study information technologies, how they are used to gather information about people’s daily activities and the privacy implications for individuals as they go about their daily lives.

The Open University launch of CRISP, which will take place on the Milton Keynes campus on 20 September, will include a Question Time-style panel discussion on The Future of Information, Surveillance and Privacy Research whereby Professor Clive Norris, Sheffield University, Anna Minton, Author of ‘Ground Control’ and Journalist, Dr Ben Hayes, Statewatch and Jonathan Bamford, Information Commissioners Office will discuss the issue.

The Open University’s Business School expert on surveillance, Dr Kirstie Ball, one of the founders of CRISP said:
“We are moving into a surveillance intensive age. Data about citizens are collected from social media, loyalty cards and online purchasing and are now used as much to sell groceries as they are for national security. Understanding the impact of these changes is an important issue for our times. Individual privacy and security, new forms of discrimination and the erosion of social trust are just a few areas of concern.”

CRISP, which will extend knowledge of these vital contemporary issues is a joint initiative between the University of Stirling, the Open University and the University of Edinburgh. It is an interdisciplinary centre bringing together expertise from social sciences, the arts, humanities, information science and other relevant fields.
Jonathan Bamford, Head of Strategic Liaison at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said: “The ICO does much to ensure proper scrutiny of developments in surveillance, specifically ensuring compliance with the data protection law we regulate. We see the new Centre as a very welcome development with a vital role to play in the wider context. Its creation should help ensure that vital academic expertise is fostered, marshalled and brought to bear on some of the most challenging social policy questions of the day.”

CRISP aims to become one of the leading research and knowledge exchange centres in Europe, studying the many dimensions of the surveillance society and its consequences. CRISP also incorporates the Scottish Privacy Forum - a group of Scottish privacy, data protection and information professionals.

Journalists are welcome to attend the launch and should contact the Media Relations team on 07901 515 891 or press-office@open.ac.uk for a copy of the launch programme and to register.

arcyclus
13-09-2012, 06:08 AM
Here is a proven deterrent against spy cameras.....

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v231/JIMBO66664/278e0d60.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v231/JIMBO66664/a813c11e.jpg

beldazar
13-09-2012, 08:44 AM
:D Great idea!

ponteporn
13-09-2012, 10:09 AM
In the Galaxy S3 power saving options there's one for using the front camera to tell if you're looking at the screen or not. That freaked me out a bit. Fortunately I have a case for it that covers the front camera.


I have the S3. In settings I pressed something, pretty sure it was 'LED Indicator' and ever since I have had a flashing eye flash at me at the top of the phone every 13 seconds. Exactly like the all seeing eye, reminding me I'm being watched so I started to google to find out about it. I thought something as blatant as this, the net would be full of info, but I couldn't find anything...Is mine the only S3 this happens on?!!
Anyway, from my search's, I did find out that for a number of years Samsung has been heavily involved with InQtel (the CIA's technology firm). And these new smart TV's they're releasing, they come with inbuilt HD cameras behind the screen with face recognition and microphones which can't be turned off at all.They also come with wireless receivers built-in to keep them constantly connected to the internet. They're a little bit pricey at the moment, but over the next five/ten years, they will be cheap enough for everyone to buy and all the other TV manufacturers will be producing the same. If you think a few grainy black and white cams at school is bad... wait until they have fully HD cameras recording every move and conversation in your own home 24/7 ....


http://www.activistpost.com/2012/04/cia-home-invasion-smart-tvs-and.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2117493/Samsungs-latest-TV-sets-built-cameras-spark-concerns.html#ixzz1pgxARmiB

carole21
13-09-2012, 12:28 PM
They are targeting children, now is the time to say, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

I have been saying this for the last 6 years.yes enough is enough.
I am so glad that that the surveilance of children in toilets has been made public
I made a post about this years ago but no one seemed to believe that this was happening.

carole21
13-09-2012, 12:34 PM
My daughter made a suggestion the other day, she says that infra red l.e.d.s interfere with cctv cameras, it gave me an idea of incorporating them in, hats, necklaces earings ect. I havent tried it yet.

trux newman
13-09-2012, 01:48 PM
I have the S3. In settings I pressed something, pretty sure it was 'LED Indicator' and ever since I have had a flashing eye flash at me at the top of the phone every 13 seconds.

Sounds like a fault to me. It's only meant to flash for certain notifications and you get different colours for different ones. Some messaging apps and missed calls are white, other messaging apps and email is blue, charging is red/green. Are you sure you've not got notifications for updates or something that you've not spotted?

My daughter made a suggestion the other day, she says that infra red l.e.d.s interfere with cctv cameras, it gave me an idea of incorporating them in, hats, necklaces earings ect. I havent tried it yet.

There's a few youtubes of people doing that to become invisible to cctv at night. All you see is a big glow where the head/face should be.

bernard
13-09-2012, 01:55 PM
The toilet is the place were most students get twatted at my boys school? Would it be such a bad thing for that 'blind spot' to be covered?

As long as there not under the feckin toilet Bowl looking up i cant see a problem?