Apr 142016
 
 April 14, 2016  Surveillance, U.S.

Joe Cadillic writes:

Thanks, to DHS & TSA grants totaling nearly $3 million, the NJ Transit has nearly finished installing DriveCam LTYX’s cameras with microphones to spy on every commuter 24/7. (Note: NJ’s Transit has been using DriveCam surveillance cameras since 2006.)

NJ Transit officials say spying on commuters conversations is “necessary to fight crime and maintain security!” NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith said, “the onboard surveillance systems are also a deterrent for crime and unruly behavior.”

Cameras with microphones aren’t the only thing police use to spy on us, “smart” LED lights  installed at numerous airports are illegally recording everyone’s conversations.

Read more on MassPrivateI.

  One Response to “DHS/TSA are installing microphones and cameras to spy on public transit commuters”

  1. NJ Transit is recording the conversations of thousands of passengers:

    Privacy advocates in the state called it a “monumental invasion of privacy.”
    http://www.zdnet.com/article/nj-transit-is-recording-the-conversations-of-thousands-of-passengers/

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