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Authorities have been increasing their efforts to crack down on pirate radio stations in the UK.
Regulator Ofcom says the broadcasts can put lives at risk by interfering with emergency service frequencies, and can also block legitimate stations.
Police officers raided an address in north London which, they say, housed an illegal radio station.
Five people were arrested and officers seized thousands of pounds worth of broadcasting and musical equipment.
Ofcom says there are more than 150 pirate radio stations operating across the UK, half of which operate in London and the South East of England.
Last year, officers raided 43 studios used by illegal stations and shut down 838 illegal transmitters.
Originally posted by Aeons
What is to "allow?"
The government is run by the people for the people. The main level of government is the people.
A section of the radio waves that are regulated on their behalf could very easily be set aside with "allowance" for corporations.
Originally posted by Cauch1
This is ridiculous. I have said this before and I will undoubtedly say it many times again. GO CATCH SOME REAL CRIMINALS. Honestly it is a disgrace they should be spending time catching real criminals like rapists and murderers. Instead they waste time catching people who aren't really harming anyone. They need to completely redo the police system in this country.
Originally posted by Trolloks
Some pirate radio stations can sometimes get too close to the reserved frequency ranges used by the emergency services, and can cause interferance which will delay their reaction to a call.
As i said, it is over exagerated, but they should stay out of those frequency ranges.
Originally posted by mastermind77
But also governments often act like dictators especially the british, they are a moody bunch arent they. Ive been there and experienced it firsthand. England really needs an enema when it comes to the way they handle there citizens. I know they are an island and have more to worry about than other continental countries, but I still say America, England and australia as of the last 10 years have been showing signs of a inside enemy using law to force a nefarious political system that imprisons rather than frees its people into a fear of abuse by its so called enforcers.
I find that most criminal of all.