Chicago extends surveillance-camera network
From the Chicago SunTimes: Chicago is about to add even more cameras to its Big Brother network, which already consists of over 10,000 public and private surveillance cameras. The new cameras will be paid for with a $650,000 federal Homeland Security grant.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel chaired his first Public Building Commission meeting on Tuesday and joined his fellow members in adding three potential terrorist targets to the city’s surveillance network: the Board of Trade, the Federal Reserve and the AT&T switching center.
The commission already has installed 3,300 surveillance cameras at key government buildings and other potential terrorist targets. Read the entire article here.