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PremierLeague-News.Com - Every room apart from bathrooms and bedrooms had devices with the eight concerned housemates objecting to their privacy being invaded.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A group of university students were left shocked after they discovered the house they were sharing had secret cameras installed by their landlord. They said they felt as though they were the main protagonists of a ’Big Brother’ show. The group also revealed their concerns about the intrusion into their home, with eight CCTV cameras positioned in nearly every room bar the bathrooms and bedrooms. “I mean, I‘m really happy that I go in without an audition, but I would have liked to have known before I came in,” said one of the Brisbane based students, Daniel Delaney. Delaney, along with fellow housemates Nathan Thomas and Ameya Tidke, told Australian TV show A Current Affair that the landlord had positioned the cameras around the property without their permission after they had signed their lease. Read More Related Articles Archie Battersbee will die in hospital after High Court rejects move to hospice Read More Related Articles Mum shares 30p lemon trick to get your oven sparkling clean “No matter where I go in the house, unless I’m in my room, I’m being watched and it’s really uncomfortable,” said Thomas. They claim that the landlord sent round an electrician to do some work in the kitchen, that was going to be renovated, but instead they came home to find all the cameras installed.
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. “Audio or not, visual or not, I do not care.”
The students feel like they are in their own version of 'Big Brother' (Image: A Current Affair) But to their surprise, when they complained to their rental agent about the intrusion to their privacy, they were told to “like it or lump it”, but could break their lease as long as they stumped up a big fee or just learn to live with the cameras, report Mirror Online. The property is managed by Hive Student Accommodation, who defended the decision to stick cameras everywhere, saying: “The landlord had the CCTV cameras installed in the common areas with the best intentions at heart.
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Matt O'Riley is a transfer diamond “Should anything be damaged by any one person, we are able to capture the right person and not have to penalise everyone else for repairs.” The students then approached the Real Estate Institute of Queensland and Residential Tenancies Authority to see if they could help, and the landlord agreed to remove all the cameras from inside the house. Don't miss the latest news from around Scotland and beyond - Sign up to our daily newsletter here. READ NEXT: Entrepreneur who bought first home at 19 with student loan now owns five houses Edinburgh landlord shares pictures of trashed student flat full of joint ends and knickers Rogue landlord jailed after two students died in fire has been illegally renting out unsafe flats Most shocking deals as greedy landlords 'embarrass Scotland' by charging sky high rent for COP26 Family face eviction from home they’ve lived in for 10 years but refuse to leave
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