Monday, August 22, 2005

Brits happy to ditch civil liberties | The Register

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Brits happy to ditch civil liberties

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Published Monday 22nd August 2005 16:03 GMT

Three out of four Brits would happily hand over their civil liberties in exchange for better security against terrorist attacks, according figures from pollsters ICM.

It is interesting to note that this is the same general public that rails against any attempts to make them drive more slowly, or with more care. This is in spite of the fact that in 2004, 671 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents, and a further 2,550 people died in other road accidents