UK Testing Out Drone Army to Beef Up Its Already Insane Surveillance State



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For citizens of the UK, being watched is just a way of life. Britain alone has one CCTV camera for every ten people. What do you do when you have all the cameras but you want more? Make those things fly, of course.

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Police in Devon and Cornwall are spearheading a new unit that will informally be known as the “flying squad.” Officials are currently seeking a manager to head up the program. It will consist of a six-month test run before a decision is made on whether or not to keep it as a permanent part of the force. Inspector Andy Hamilton had this to say when the idea was first floated last year:

“Using a drone to capture still

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