Joe Cadillic writes:
911 dispatchers are about to join the ranks of District Attorneys (DA) using CCTV cameras to monitor the public.
“The district attorney for Pennsylvania’s second-most-populous county, Stephen Zappala Jr. has assembled a network of advanced surveillance cameras in and around Pittsburgh and has enlisted colleagues in four surrounding counties to extend its reach into their jurisdictions.”
Last week, CentralSquare Technologies announced that they are working with Genetec, Inc. to turn 911 dispatchers into an arm of the surveillance state by giving them real-time access to more than 30 million CCTV cameras.
Central Square Technologies? Readers who also read my DataBreaches.net site will recognize that name as the company that has been linked to a number of reported hacks of local government payment portals that use their Click2Gov software to allow citizens/residents to pay municipal bills online. You can read more about those hack reports on DataBreaches.net by searching for “Click2Gov.”
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