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The intelligence race

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Richard Bilton speaks to leading figures from the shadowy world of secret intelligence to find out about modern surveillance and to see just how effective it is in tackling serious crime and terrorism.

WHO'S WATCHING YOU?
Monday, 8 June, 2009
BBC Two, 2100 BST
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Intelligence insiders reveal the difficult task they face with an ever-evolving threat and a constant arms race between the state and criminals over surveillance technology.

Who's Watching You? explores how increasingly modern surveillance relies on computer databases watching and recording all of us, not just the criminals and terrorists.

Richard Bilton talks to former insiders who question the government's argument that if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear, and who say that is an argument for total surveillance and a total security state.

Producer and director: James Giles
Assistant producer: Charles Young
Series producer: Mike Rudin
Executive producer: Samantha Anstiss



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