"What the U.S. Can Learn from the U.K. about the Protection of Privacy." Surveillance & Society, 2009.

Oscar H. Gandy, Jr.

In February 2009 the House of Lords Constitutional Committee in the United Kingdom published the report Surveillance: Citizens and the State. Some have hailed this as a landmark document. The following is one of four commentaries that the editors of Surveillance & Society solicited in response to the report.