Feb 092016
 
 February 9, 2016  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Cristian Farias reports:

A federal appeals court on Monday ruled it is not unconstitutional for law enforcement to set up a camera on a public utility pole and record a suspect’s moves for 10 weeks straight.

Such warrantless recording is permitted, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit said, because people have “no reasonable expectation of privacy in video footage recorded by a camera that was located on top of a public utility pole and that captured the same views enjoyed by passersby on public roads.”

Read more on Huffington Post.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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