In our ever-growing surveillance society, the average Briton is being recorded 3,000 times a week. Richard Gray reports.
Last Updated: 9:33AM BST 17 Aug 2008
With every telephone call, swipe of a card and click of a mouse, information is being recorded, compiled and stored about Britain's citizens.
An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph has now uncovered just how much personal data is being collected about individuals by the Government, law enforcement agencies and private companies each day.
In one week, the average person living in Britain has 3,254 pieces of personal information stored about him or her, most of which is kept in databases for years and in some cases indefinitely.--MORE--