Video Surveillance Fragments

Several things that appeared on my various feeds over the last few days…

I also saw an ad / review / report on video doorbells earlier this week where one of the illustrative photos showed the view from a house/doorbell showing cars in the road outside and the doors /windows of the houses opposite… Turning a privacy bug into a Crimestoppers approved feature, I guess…

I’m not sure how laws of evidence hold when members of the public submit things like this, becuase it’s getting increasingly easy to tinker with photos nowadays…. For example, changing the weather in a photo…

I wonder if the Surveillance Camera Commissioner is going to start adding affiliate links to their website leading to their top picks…?

Participatory video surveillance… sigh…

Author: Tony Hirst

I'm a lecturer at The Open University, with an interest in #opendata policy and practice, as well as general web tinkering...