Tag: CCTV

After a failed installation of a city-wide CCTV system, some concerned citizens in New Orleans set up their own network of CCTV cameras and are now helping the NOPD fight crime by giving officers instant access to video feeds and camera owner contact information in an area where crime has occurred. You can watch some […]

surv

Surv is in a closed beta testing phase right now, but the idea behind it is very interesting. The app makes a game out of having users compete to submit the locations of surveillance cameras. There’s a sort of leaderboard¬†to get users to be competitive with their amount of submissions. And other than that, it’s […]

Journeyman Pictures produced this short documentary about the state of surveillance in the world, specifically in the most watched place on earth, London. It’s a scary and very realistic look at how much power governments (note: The US and British Governments) have over their citizens and how our basic rights can be stripped away at […]

Demo of NYPD’s Domain Awareness System

If you ever were concerned that your every move was being watched by somebody, well, in NYC, it just might be. In this video from AP, ¬†we see a live demo of just how efficient and scary NYPD’s Domain Awareness System is. Within a matter of seconds of an emergency call, the system triggers feeds […]

This is an interesting social game of sorts. A group of activists in Berlin are involved in a game they call Camover in which they destroy and/or remove CCTV cameras in public spaces and upload the videos online for points. Looks like they get around to doing some other vandalism in the meantime, but nonetheless, […]