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Challenge Europe Issue 18 - Is Big Brother watching you - and who is watching Big Brother?

10 December 2008


Amid rising concern that we are moving towards realising George Orwell's vision of an all-knowing, all-seeing government which uses pervasive and constant surveillance to control its citizens, this issue of Challenge Europe aims to contribute to the debate over how to strike the right balance between protecting citizens and respecting their civil liberties; between using the ever-increasing amount of data being collected, stored and shared for the benefit of individuals and society and respecting people’s right to privacy.

Is Big Brother watching you - and who is watching Big Brother?