Since 1968 a wide variety of political groups and individuals have been targeted by the UK’s secret police units. Undercover officers were deployed into the lives of members of the public to manipulate and abuse them in the name of averting “subversion” and "public disorder.
The Special Demonstration Squad (SDS) and the National Public Order Intelligence Unit (NPOIU) have acted as Britain’s secret political police. Tasked with undermining democratic participation in politics, they used the identities of dead children and deceived women into long term intimate sexual relationships as part of their deployment.
In October 2010 activists started to unmask undercover officers, who had infiltrated a cross section of social justice campaign groups. Building up detailed profiles of who the spy cops are and how they operated.
Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.
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