September 26, 2013
From 6 to 8 pm tonight, Thursday, September 26, the City of Cambridge is hosting a community meeting to discuss a draft surveillance-camera policy proposed by the Cambridge Police Department. The draft policy poses significant risks to privacy. It would:
Use "preventing terrorism" as a justification, when there's no evidence that cameras like this deter terrorism, or even that they deter crime at all.
Allow other cities' police to monitor public activity on Cambridge streets