Accross the streets of the UK there are CCTV cameras everywhere; councils have it installed on street lights and camera poles up and down our high streets, businesses have it installed throughout shops and offices, even leisure centres have it installed in gyms and swimming pools. But no longer is CCTV the exclusive pervue of the commercial environment, increasingly you see CCTV cameras installed on the front of homes in the suburbs recording the comings and goings of home owners and would be ne’er-do-wells prowling suburban streets. The question is, how many of these home CCTV systems are legal? And what are the implications for not operating home CCTV legally?