May 092014
 
 May 9, 2014  Surveillance, U.S.

Fran Spielman and Frank Main reports:

Chicago’s switch to a new red-light camera vendor that uses radar technology will allow hundreds of cameras installed at busy intersections to pan in all directions — worrying civil libertarians who fear an invasion of privacy.

Adam Schwartz, a senior attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, said the Chicago Police Department should use the 360-degree panning technology only when there’s “suspicion of criminal activity.”

Read more on the Sun Times.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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