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The microphones can detect conversations 100 yards away and record aggressive exchanges before they become violent.
Ms Richards said that once an individual had been identified, police would decide whether to make moves towards an arrest, or to alert the relevant social services who could steer those targeted into “management programmes.”[/exe]
If they think there is enough grounds for an arrest, then they have enough powers as it is now to deal with it...
So you can be listened to in the streets, followed and tracked into your own home, and then arrested because they 'think' you might do some thing...
FFS this is getting bloody stupid.....1984 V for Vendatta all rolled into a minority report sandwich and toasted over a freedom fire.......... insanity.
[edit on 27-11-2006 by D4rk Kn1ght]
If the aggressive behaviour continues, police can intervene before an incident escalates. Privacy laws in Holland limit the recording of sound to short bursts. Derek van der Vorst, director of Sound Intelligence, the company that created the technology, said: “It is technically capable of being live 24 hours a day and recording 24 hours a day. It really depends on the privacy laws in a particular country.”