More persistent surveillance

This article follows an earlier one about aerial surveillance quietly implemented in Baltimore and argues that technology is evolving faster than legal efforts to regulate it. The current system uses a small airplane and low-resolution cameras to produce a constantly-updated 32-square-mile photographic map, but experts say the near future is drones and higher resolution cameras, raising even more serious privacy and civil liberties issues.



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