New York To Install Surveillance Cameras in Every Subway Car
Friday September 23, 2022. 11:21 PM , from Slashdot
But the decision to install cameras on subway cars worries some privacy advocates, who say it will increase the level of surveillance of New Yorkers without necessarily making the subway safer. Subway stations in the city already have surveillance cameras. 'It's awful. This just seems like a terrible surveillance PR stunt just to boost ridership,' said Albert Fox Cahn, the founder and executive director of the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP), a nonprofit aimed at reigning in digital surveillance in New York. 'We have no idea how they would be sharing the data with federal and out-of-state partners,' Fox Cahn said.
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