The State of Surveillance Today

Since 2006, the Surveillance State has continued to grow. Here in New York, several waves of new systems have been installed, with each one bringing more powerful (and expensive) cameras to our streets, subway stations and public housing units. As in Chicago and Washington, D.C., there is now a centralized, real-time, computerized surveillance meta-system at work. Its name is “Domain Surveillance” and it was developed in 2012 by the NYPD/CIA in conjunction with Microsoft.

With the Surveillance Camera Players gone, has anyone else stepped up to continue the fight against publicly installed surveillance cameras? If so, how are they doing it? The following groups and projects are […] in tune with the reality of what’s been going on. This isn’t an exhaustive list; simply a sampler of approaches and options.

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