Nov 182020
 

In 2017, the city of San Diego began installing around 3,000 sensors and hidden cameras into streetlights. The so-called “smart streetlights” were originally approved as an initiative to monitor and mitigate traffic, but quietly became a crime-solving tool for local police and faced public outcry from privacy-concerned residents.  Now, what began with local opposition to the controversial technology is driving an effort that could give the city one of the strongest sets of local privacy…

External feed Read More at the Source: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/z3vn83/streetlight-spy-cameras-have-led-to-a-massive-privacy-backlash-in-san-diego

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