Originally posted by RABiam
reply to post by AngryAlien
outside the box, we need to take them all down and distribute them equally across the globe. Can't have it both ways, ready for equality? want our jobs? take these camera's...please?
Honestly think these camera's are a complete waste of money. Not every inch of the planet needs to be monitored. Well, actually the public does, because people will sue for anyyyyything. Greed
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
I'm not condoning the destruction of police property
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Maryland State Police closed down the Baltimore-Washington Parkway for more than three hours Wednesday as they searched for a man who was carrying a shotgun and hammer and smashed the windshield of a Jeep SUV that had speed cameras mounted on it.
Nobody was injured. As of Thursday morning, police were still searching for the man, who was described as wearing a plaid, possibly flannel, shirt on an 87-degree day.
...came out of a nearby strip of woods wielding a shotgun and a hammer. He began tapping on the rear of the Jeep with the shotgun...
The suspect then came to the front of the Jeep and began yelling incoherently and smashing the windshield with the hammer ... windshield shattered, Shipley said, and the worker got out of the car and crouched by the guardrail for cover. The man with the hammer and gun then left.
Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
reply to post by howmuch4another
Not really real criminals but definately lawbreakers.
That's the thing I hate about driving and the speed limit. Everybody thinks they don't have to do the speed limit and will always drive faster because they don't think the law applies to them, and they can get away with breaking the law.
I hate speeders just for that reason.
OBEY THE LAW.
It's there for a reason.
In this case the speed limit is to help with safety. Because speeding endangers people's lives, the people in the car that's speeding, and the other cars on the road.
I don't understand why people ignore this fact of life.
Originally posted by MDDoxs
In my opinion this level of surveillance and interconnectivity is inevitable.
Technological advancement not only for the purpose of crime prevention and surveillance will utilize these type of networks, but personal devices as well.
I foresee a future were social media and technological interaction will be common place everywhere we go and cameras, sensors and all kinds of other types of monitoring devices will be needed to supply us with our insatiable need for being “plugged in” as it were.
Originally posted by 369821
I dont condone the destruction of this property, as it is paid for with our tax dollars. Thus leading to the waste of more tax dollars to replace those cameras and add cameras to watch the cameras. Vicious cycle. At the same time, I give these people 2 thumbs up. The level of surveillance in the US has gotten out of hand. Before you know it, we will be like the UK with cameras watching every move we make.
Originally posted by totallackey
reply to post by HIWATT
I for one value my privacy, and I also value everyone's right to stick up for theirs, and stand up and make a statement when they see things they think are unfair/unjust or yes, simply over intrusive - which you seem to think is no big deal.
Well, then STAY PRIVATE and in your home. Tie down that tin foil hat REAL TIGHT...keep the gray matter from oozing out...You have no privacy in public places...
I must admit that I am not completely in agreement with the methods used to destroy these cameras as firing a weapon or causing a fire can be very dangerous to the unsuspecting public so if these people have such an issue with these cameras they should pursue other options when dealing with them.
Originally posted by HIWATT
"staying in my home" won't be private for much longer either with the advent of "smart" technology which sooner or later everyone will be forced to use as the old technology becomes outdated and no longer produced.