Big Brother Watch

Big Brother Watch is a British civil liberties and privacy pressure group. It was founded in 2009 to campaign against state surveillance and threats to civil liberties. The group campaigns on a variety of issues including the rise of CCTV, freedom and privacy online, local authority spying under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers act, the protection of personal information and wider data protection issues. The campaign is headquartered in Westminster. The name 'Big Brother Watch' originates from George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, published in 1949.
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    … are wearing and where the picture was taken. Image MailOnline Emma Carr, director of Big Brother Watch told MailOnline: “Social media companies are well within their rights to scan photos for marketing purposes, which will certainly come as a surprise to many users. ‘We are all very used to receiving targeted adverts based on the information we…

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