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New Orleans Scrapping Surveillance Cameras [Oct. 28th, 2010|10:25 am]
Life and Other Unrealities in the French Quarter

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        Supposedly there is a crime camera on Jackson Square.  People smoke crack, deal drugs, and smoke pot in view of the camera.   rinks throw bottles and beat each other up.  Nobody is ever busted.

        Below from Bruce Schneier.

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New Orleans Scrapping Surveillance Cameras

http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2010/10/new_orleans_scr.html

They're not worth it:

In seven years, New Orleans' crime camera program has yielded six indictments: three for crimes caught on video and three for bribes and kickbacks a vendor is accused of paying a former city official to sell the cameras to City Hall.
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