November 21, 2022 Surveillance, U.S.
Jake Offenhartz reports:
New York City’s security companies are embracing a new tool in their mission to protect private property: public trees.
In recent months, security contractors have quietly drilled electronic “tokens” into the trunks of city street trees. Guards scan the trackers with their phones, providing real-time data on the status of their patrols.
Read more at Gothamist.
h/t, Joe Cadillic
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