UK putting cameras in private homes

In the "you've got to be kidding" category is a post on Wired Gadget Lab that refers to an article in the Daily Express that says the UK government is going to put 20,000 UK "problem families" under 24 hour CCTV supervision in their own homes. And if you subscribe to the "if you've got nothing to hide, there's nothing to worry about" line that we hear all too often, take a look at arguments against that in these articles by Bruce Schneier and Prof Daniel Solove and from the Washington Post.