Mar 142013
 
 March 14, 2013  Surveillance, U.S.

Matt Sledge reports:

 The ring of steel is expanding. New York City Police Department Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced a “major project” at a budget hearing on Tuesday to install license plate reader cameras “in every lane of traffic on all of the bridges and tunnels that serve as entrances and exits to Manhattan.”

Soon, no one will be able to drive onto or off of the island without potentially being recorded.

Read more on Huffington Post.

I’m a tad surprised to learn that this wasn’t already in place. After 9/11, so much surveillance was added that I’ve pretty much assumed that all bridge and tunnel crossings were already monitored and recorded.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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