Jan 222015
 January 22, 2015  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Habib Toumi reports:

A Saudi Shura Council member who had waded into controversy on social media for suggesting placing cameras to monitor homes said that he had been misunderstood.

Moflih Al Rasheedi had called for installing security and surveillance cameras as a measure to protect citizens and residents.

Under the proposal, private security and guard companies could be commissioned to implement and oversee the security service using digital electronic technology systems.

Al Rasheedi said the service should be optional and residents could accept or refuse it.

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