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City lampposts to collect data from citizens as they pass by

Friday 27 June 2014

‘At a time when the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police must obtain a search warrant before examining the contents of a cell phone, the city of Chicago is taking privacy in the electronic age back a step.

New aesthetic fixtures being attached to city lampposts are more than mere decorations; they are sophisticated pieces of technology aimed at collecting data on passersby.’

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