Suspect Nation

2006, Politics  -   16 Comments

Suspect NationBritain has undergone a huge change in the last few years. Since 9/11, the state has developed a very different view of its' citizens. New surveillance technologies are penetrating every aspect of our lives and we don't even know it. Across the country, millions of cameras are watching us. The police will soon be able to record every journey we make and soon the state will want all of our fingerprints and iris scans.

Since Tony Blair's New Labour government came to power in 1997, the UK civil liberties landscape has changed dramatically. ASBOs wereintroduced by Section 1 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and first used in 1999. The right to remain silent is no longer universal. Our right to privacy, free from interception of communications has been severely curtailed. The ability to travel without surveillance (or those details of our journeys being retained) has disappeared.

Indeed, as Henry Porter (the Observer journalist famous for his recent email clash with Tony Blair over the paring down of civil liberties) reveals in this unsettling film, our movements are being watched, and recorded, more than ever before.

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16 Comments / User Reviews

  1. UnclearFizzyCyst

    Er, contrary to the blurb above the video Britain doesn't have any citizens. Merely HM the Queen and her subjects.

  2. Jim Moore

    I think given that Orwell already worked in the intelligence services it is perhaps no coincidence that he was simply showing how well controlled the people outside the inner circle were looked up as the faithful party supporters and the inside party people who have a life of pampered luxury. The difference in Orwell's version was that only significant people who worked inside the system were being watched.

    I often wonder if the system has taken a life of its own that we all do not know subconsciously that we are all part and parcel of the system including its slaves and worst opponents. It is the pursuit of money and power that gives way to control but for what purpose ?

  3. dufas_duck

    In the name of freedom, we will tell you how to think, how to live, how to *****, welcome to George Orwell's vision, 1984..........

  4. Brad

    Interesting that this has happened in the same country that produced George Orwell.

  5. Gary V

    Welcome to Britain where if you live in a city you are being watched every minute of every day, we have got more cameras on the streets than any other country in the world. Big Brother is here, so if you respect you freedom & privacy don't bother coming here. The weather is always $hit too, save your money & go somewhere nice instead. Trust me I have lived here all my life & if I hadn't been conned into falling for the mortgage trap, then I would have saved up my money & gotten the hell out of here a long time ago. I have been lucky enough to see quite a bit of the world in my time & there are a lot better places than this to live I can assure you. lol

    This advert comes to you courtesy of the British Tourist Board.

  6. Pointless Question

    Big Brother can track you via your sat nav or iPhone in real time, anyway...

  7. preston, of course

    stuart rothschild iv? thats a joke right? your name and your comment? if the 911 myth were true (the "official" story) then according to that myth clinton warned the incoming administration that terrorism was its biggest concern. so i will have to conclude that was a joke or a set-up.

    1. jj

      wrong,as you can see now politions as well as the public have been manipulated,especially when it has come to like that many that the zionist funded many terrorist org.pretending to give inside info,and over 400 isreallies have been detain for spying on america and new more then what they said ,oh yeh and the ibcrease of insurance right befor the event,get real. that half the terrorist were alive and not in those planess.and many other muslems reported suspicios break in of the homes or resident that only there passports were stolen hmmm.isnt also amazing that the plain and aall the passengers were distroyed with no sign of them,but a passport of one of the terrorist remained intacted and found at the sight,come on,and now the president can arresy an american citizen with out due process,as if every u s president is going to be right minded ,what power has been given to the un know,just as we have great actors that can make you believe a character so we have well groomed politions

    2. Joël Cuerrier

      Terrorists like you are the reason why we need surveillance as horrible as this I guess.

  8. andy

    I dont believe people are sleepwalking into the horrific future .I think most just have realised there nothing you can do forced to accept things that are completely unnacceptable .. :( sigh

  9. Stuart Rothschild IV

    Hillarious how Al Gore pretends his administration wasn't asleep while terrorist were planning the 911 attacks. Literally the Clinton/Gore team was rsponsible for the entire 911 attacks. Just typical sore-loser Al Gore has been proven to be an i@#$% not only on Global Warming but on all other main issues.

    1. Pointless Question

      Actually, Clinton is a relatively small player for the globalists. He's easily manipulated because of his drug and sex appetites and also the criminal activities he was involved in as governor of Arkansas. Bush senior was pulling his strings during his occupancy of the White House.

      Gore didn't fight the stolen election in 2000, because he had a more lucrative offer (carbon taxes). Also, I'm sure he could've been Arkansized if he'd not taken the offer...

    2. GoughLewis

      If you were my dog, I'd shave your butt and teach you to walk backwards. It is amazing to me that people are never too busy to tell you all that they know. Proving my point, that there are 10 types of people in the country, those who understand binary and those who don't.

      911 was a false flag / stand down operation.

  10. Matt Mosley

    Nice to see mainstream network Channel 4 (U.K) showing that the RFID chip is real. Surprised how honest they were.

    1. Nakor420

      Are there people who think it's not even real? This world is in for some big but incremental suprises. You brits need to arrest the Rothschilds. Same with the rest of Europe. I only say that because their federal reserve bank is destroying MY country also.

  11. Jaafar

    Very informative, the end is amazingly creepy.