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    Urban transparency: see, be

    Bottomley, A. and Moore, Nathan Urban transparency: see, be. Design and Trust: Urban Pamphleteer 3 , pp. 3-5. ISSN 2052–8647.

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    Abstract

    Nearly twenty years after the government-backed roll-out of CCTV (the 1995 ‘City Challenge Competition’), millions of cameras and billions of pounds of public money later, a mandatory code for the regulation of overt surveillance has finally been introduced in the UK.3 Without any trace of irony, the code employs the principle of ‘surveillance by consent’ to justify the spread of CCTV, thereby constructing a presumption of implied consent by the public to being surveilled — for reasons of public order and crime prevention — in public spaces.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Law
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2016 13:00
    Last Modified: 19 Apr 2016 13:00
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/14968

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