Big Brother Watch
Scotland Office used tax-payer funded Facebook ads to ‘manipulate voters’
Campaigners said the Scotland Office could be using taxpayer funded Facebook ads to “manipulate potential voters for party political purposes.”
Privacy warning over growing use of body-worn cameras
Hundreds of body-worn cameras are in use by council workers across Scotland, even though few can show that they have considered the privacy implications of using them.
Scottish councils still ‘misusing’ surveillance powers
Councils across Scotland are failing to implement surveillance laws properly, according to inspection reports obtained by The Ferret.
Council breaking CCTV privacy rules, claims former worker
A former CCTV operator with 15 years experience claims council managers ignored frequent breaches of privacy laws on an almost daily basis.
Exclusive: secret police report reveals CCTV in crisis
The CCTV network that scans Scotland's streets, shops and parks is fragmented, obsolete and may violate the law, according to a secret police report.