Reason Writers Around Town: Jacob Sullum on Britain's Surveillance State


Senior Editor Jacob Sullum reviews The Road to Big Brother: One Man's Struggle Against the Surveillance Society, by British journalist Ross Clark, in The Wall Street Journal:

An excessively nosy government poses many dangers, as Mr. Clark emphasizes, including exposure to fraud and blackmail, unjustified interference with freedom of travel, and mistaken incrimination. But it is reassuring to realize that the government is not competent enough to be omniscient.

Read the whole review here.