Fears about Public Video Surveillance
Published Aug 04, 2009 00:00 AM
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A web video interviewing Pennsylvania citizens demonstrates the level of fears many have about surveillance. The video is produced by a group in opposition to surveillance so it's clearly not balanced. However, it does demonstrate some of the risks and issues video surveillance companies need to address.
The funniest quote is a woman who laments that "Bosch is making a lot of money" off of the deployment of dozens of cameras in the streets of Lancaster PA. Bosch may be making a lot of money but very very little comes from a single small city deployment. Ironically, it is usually the local integrators who make the bulk of the profits on such jobs.