Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Watch Live


UK Surveillance Laws Raise Privacy Concerns

Local councils in Britain are using covert surveillance legislation designed to combat terrorism to investigate such petty offenses as under-age smoking and breaches of zoning regulations. One couple has gone public after learning that they were tailed for two weeks to verify that they actually lived within the boundaries of the school their 3-year-old attends.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit