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D.J.'s News Story Archive
Published CCTV news stories
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CCTV News Stories well worth a look

If you're in to doing research on CCTV related news stories, this section will provide a growing body of links to interesting and unusual published pieces in a variety of news media:-

Digital Security video can cause proprietary headaches
by Wayne Cole - Government Video.com
An article looking at the issues surrounding compression and video record formats

San Francisco security cameras choppy video
by Demien Bulwa - January 28th 2008 - San Francisco Chronicle - SFGate.com
An interesting article exploring technical issues with the city's video surveillance.

CTA says cameras in new trains will help with response to emergencies
by Jon Hilkevitch - January 24th 2008 - Chicago Tribune.com
An article exploring Chicago's plans for buses and rail cars to be fitted with 'on board' CCTV

Digital Video Surveillance Best Practices by Peter Orme - January 14th 2008 - Government Technology
A very useful article from the chairman concerned with discussions about video surveillance, at the 15th Digital Cities convention held in Washington DC on December 11 - 12th 2007.

More public cameras seen as way to focus on criminals by Leon Fooksman - January 15th 2008
An interesting report on video surveillance usage across South Florida, published on Sun-Sentinel.com

MTA's in slow-mo on hi-tech cameras by Pete Donohue - January 15th 2008 - Daily News
A news report updating the slow progress on installing CCTV on New Yorks subway system

LAPD loses focus on MacArthur Park cameras
by Andrew Blankstein and Ari B. Bloomekatz - January 16th 2008 - Los Angeles Times
An investigative report into lack of funds and the problems affecting CCTV in MacArthur Park.

Surveillance Society: New High-Tech Cameras Are Watching You
by James Vlahos - January 2008 - published in Popular Mechanics
A detailed article looking at the state of surveillance

Video Monitoring Transformed by IP Networking by Gilles Prefontaine - January 2nd 2008 - CEPro.com
An article providing an overview of IP enabled surveillance in North America

Innocent Girl Held a Week in North Platte Jail - November 2nd 2006 - Nebraska State Paper.com
A cautionary tale on the potential risks in over reliance on CCTV evidence


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