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    Default Amazing crime prevention monitoring system

    Civil Liberties groups can go to hell

    This is an excellent piece of technology, Minority Report style that can predict crime apparently.
    Not sure why Civil Liberties groups are crying about it; anything that can help reduce crime is a good thing.

    Imagine a couple having a quiet day in the park. Out of nowhere, a van full of police and security guards surround them. They get publically humiliated because the security camera flagged them as ‘high risk for loitering’.

    This may sound like a violation of personal privacy, but real life “Minority Report” style CCTV cameras are now being used in Portsmouth, as testing ground for future technology to prevent theft and crime.

    Programmed to detect suspicious activity and then alert police, the cameras can essentially pick up on potential crimes and alert authorities in time to possibly stop the crime from taking place.

    The cool sounding system uses a 20 video channel system to monitor 100 cameras from Smart CCTV, the company who makes the cameras, at a cost of £25,000.

    But civil liberties groups are not happy about the violation of privacy rights by subjecting innocent people to harassment.

    The cameras have however been reported to capture actual crimes, so experts believe that the technology could soon be used to prevent fraud and theft effectively. What do you think?
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    Loitering in the park? Isn't that what parks are made for?


    Anyways.... Sounds damn inconvenient for potheads who just stand in front of a building all day
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    Quote Originally Posted by IthroZada View Post
    Anyways.... Sounds damn inconvenient for potheads who just stand in front of a building all day
    If you take drugs in public, rather than in the privacy of your home, you deserve to get caught.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Morthor View Post
    If you take drugs in public, rather than in the privacy of your home, you deserve to get caught.
    It works for Jay and Silent Bob


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    But I don't understand what they are supposed to do?


    "Stop! Don't think that thought of committing a crime!"

    What's the proof? A video showing you behaving suspicious and typical "criminal" ? You didn't do squat yet... I mean, it's retarded in that way.
    But after you get swarmed by S.W.A.T. before you even actually committed the crime, are you really going to want to go through with it, you know for a fact they are watching you
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    Quote Originally Posted by IthroZada View Post
    But after you get swarmed by S.W.A.T. before you even actually committed the crime, are you really going to want to go through with it, you know for a fact they are watching you
    I mean, this wouldn't hold in court, alot of people would sue the police for interrupting them. And what then? We knew he was gonna do something because a program told us?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Villa View Post
    Civil Liberties groups can go to hell

    This is an excellent piece of technology, Minority Report style that can predict crime apparently.
    Not sure why Civil Liberties groups are crying about it; anything that can help reduce crime is a good thing.
    CCTV sounds a lot like CCCP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toilet View Post
    CCTV sounds a lot like CCCP.
    CCTV sounds like CCTV, the Chinese National TV (which is an actual TV) ... hmm I wonder how no one noticed that yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toilet View Post
    CCTV sounds a lot like CCCP.
    KGB iz watchin' u

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    Quote Originally Posted by Medieval View Post
    KGB iz watchin' u
    Leave Putin out of this discussion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Carl Ragadamn View Post
    Leave Putin out of this discussion.
    Ah, ok

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    I could care less about more cameras, I want chav culture to become squashed under its own stupidity.

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    its a proper safety measure to ensure the security of the citizenry.

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    I dont like the sounds of it... when im out shoppin, especially with a girl mate with me, when theyre trying things on I always get suspicious looks and to shop keepers it prob does look like im going to try and rob sumit, I just dont know what to do with myself when im waiting in a shop for someone.

    So screw that idea, as id get harrassed alot.

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    Tsh, I'm glad here in Finland we won't be seeing those things, since here, actually planning to commit a crime isn't crime itself.


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