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New Map of Surveillance Cameras in Portland

There was previous map posted regarding the location of surveillance cameras in downtown Portland. Here I have updated it in Photoshop with higher resolution and color coded locations.
New Map of Surveillance Cameras in Portland
New Map of Surveillance Cameras in Portland
There was previous map posted regarding the location of surveillance cameras in downtown Portland. Here I have updated it in Photoshop with higher resolution and color coded locations.
Much is the pity 20.Mar.2003 15:09

Nathan

What does it say about a group or an individual that it must be concerned with whether they are being watched in the performance of their activities? Would not the message be better put forward and more readily accepted if done within the bounds of socially acceptable and legal behavior? Why do those who wish to get a message across choose to do so contigent upon their not being identified? Are they ashamed of their views or of their actions? Be proud of your beliefs, regardless of who may disagree. Do not skulk and hide from the watchful eye of the world. Do not do in the shadows and hidden places what you have not the courage to do in the light of scrutiny.

perhaps... 20.Mar.2003 17:02

aureliano

Perhaps, but at least know when you are being watched. In a similar logic, one could dismiss the threat of Total Information Awareness, as "only those who are terrorists have anything to hide."

I would rather know I'm being monitored and make my decisions accordingly.

Hey Nathan 20.Mar.2003 19:57

q

Go read 1984 by George Orwell, then you will understand, totally.

crazy fruitcakes 20.Mar.2003 21:39

Ralph Ellison

I can't believe there's a whole paragraph on the 'sinister' camera pointed at pioneer courthouse square from a high elevation. This camera is available to everyone as a web cam, I think that the TV station considers itself clever because they've likely gotten good feedback from people who enjoy looking. Pioneer Courthouse Square is a PUBLIC place where people often go just to watch other people and it's also convenient and interesting to see what events are happening there at particular times. Sometimes I look at the camera and see that a band or other occurance would prevent me from just sitting there on the steps and allows me to not waste time going all the way over there. Surveillance cameras that are sinister and detrimental to society are ones that are hidden, and unable to be viewed by the general public. Otherwise you're telling me that every single web cam or camcorder that points at a public spot and records images is a sinister and evil utility of our oppressive government. grow the fuck up.

thanks, Aureliano 21.Mar.2003 15:54

Bill/SCP notbored@panix.com

thanks -- great job

sheep and lackeys 26.Mar.2004 13:21

wolfi

Anyone who has any interest in self-determination and freedom hates being watched by the authorities regardless of the legality of their activity. It is a humiliation and an insult. Only lackeys, sheep and lick-spittles could possibly find it acceptable.

eyeonu 05.Jun.2004 23:08

jack park

Have you noticed the cameras above intersections and traffic control signals? Who is watching them silent and unblinking? How are they funded? they ain't free.....