Hit or Miss... Bournemouth gets nosy
Bournemouth resident Corrie Dew was justifiably concerned when the council put a revolving CCTV camera on her wall. After an unsatisfactory response to her complaints, Dew contacted a reporter (thought to be her boyfriend) from Bournemouth News & Pictures and the story went national. The council's explanation about fitting the camera with a 'privacy mechanism' barely got a look-in amid the tabloid excitement about a 24-year-old being caught in her undies ('Strip - you're on TV!' screamed the Daily Star).
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