Chopper Cops Snoop on Michael McIntyre

The official National Police Air Service twitter account just tweeted a picture of the comedian Michael McIntyre taken without his knowledge from a helicopter. Showing they don’t respect the privacy of the innocent…

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Even celebs have a reasonable expectation of privacy from Big Brother state snooping. We’re not paying taxes for the Metropolitan Police to go around papping celebs from above. They still don’t get it…

UPDATE: Recently five Metropolitan Police Officers were sacked for taking photographs of members of the public and posting them online.

UPDATE 13:20 : After a Scotland Yard spokesman said there were no plans to remove the tweet and that “It does not constitute a breach of data protection as far as we know”, they deleted the tweet.

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