From Big Brother Watch comes this post by Lydia Ellis dealing with cases of CCTV in public toilets and changing rooms in pubs and schools - even The Inner Temple! I am uncertain whether any blogger has covered this story - my having been 'off-air' all this week - but if they have, please bear with me whilst I add my own views.
What type of society have we become when we would no more even contemplate 'spying' on our 'other half' whilst they use the loo at home, yet accept it when it is a public loo? What type of society have we become whereby we are prepared to pay for bureaucrats to come up with a policy such as this? What type of society have we become whereby anyone could even think of an idea such as this? What type of society have we become whereby we have elected politicians who allow this to happen? What type of society have we become that we are prepared to use public toilets where we are informed that they are cleaned by both male and female attendants?
We have, indeed, become an extremely