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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, April 26, 2010

"Secrecy Shrouds NYPD's Anti-Terror Camera System"

City Limits has the story:

The New York Police Department is spending $160 million in city and federal funding on a massive surveillance network of video cameras and license plate readers for Lower and Midtown Manhattan. Despite the investment of public funds, NYPD refuses to reveal much of what it will purchase under the plan, how the costs are being shared, how data will be stored or used—or even what broad Homeland Security priorities the high-tech system is supposed to support.

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