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  • Police in the UK are planning to use unmanned spy drones, controversially deployed in Afghanistan, for the ­ "routine" monitoring of antisocial motorists, ­protesters, agricultural thieves and fly-tippers, in a significant expansion of covert state surveillance.

    Panopticon Britain

  • The Metro (free London newspaper) had a small piece about Harrow council using number plate recognition technology to identify fly-tippers.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Police in the UK are planning to use unmanned spy drones, controversially deployed in Afghanistan, for the “routine” monitoring of antisocial motorists, protesters, agricultural thieves and fly-tippers, in a significant expansion of covert state surveillance.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Acquiring UAV Technology

  • So it is absolutely fantastic to read the Times today, and in particular Bill Bryson's article about his plans to launch a three year campaign to fight against fly-tippers and litterbugs.

    Bill Bryson joins the fight against litter

  • My neighbour, a seen-it-all unsentimental woman in her 60s, believes that Chris Roberts must have been paid by the fly-tippers.

    Do as I say, not as I do?

  • Later in the morning, the Today Programme ran the story as a general news piece, flagging up that new legislation was going through Parliament to increase penalties and to give local authorities more powers to deal with fly-tippers.

    The number one environmental issue for farmers

  • However, having allowed the EU completely to screw up a perfectly adequate system, the Environment Agency and the police are now going to set up road blocks in areas such as the West Midlands, London and Leeds to catch "waste cowboys and fly-tippers" – i.e., those people who in desperation cannot dispose of waste and are tempted to get rid of it by other means.

    The fly-tipping nightmare

  • The enforcement team assisted in the clean up of the area and ensured that information was collected to hold the fly-tippers to account for ruining this picturesque area of the local community.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The group also cleared the Lambert, which is the grassed area in the community, which has become a prime spot for fly-tippers.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The new "dumping points", as locals call them, will also attract fly-tippers, she says.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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