CCTV in the sky: police plan to use military-style spy drones

January 27, 2010 | Source: The Guardian

Police in the UK are planning to use unmanned spy drones, controversially deployed in Afghanistan, for the ¬≠”routine” monitoring of antisocial motorists, ¬≠protesters, and agricultural thieves, and for the 2012 Olympics, in a significant expansion of covert state surveillance.