The Houston chief of police, Harold Hurtt, recently proposed placing surveillance cameras in streets, apartments, shopping malls and even private homes to fight crime. His response to reporters questions about privacy was the following quotable:
I know a lot of people are concerned about Big Brother, but my response to that is, if you are not doing anything wrong, why should you worry about it?
It alarming how the national and local levels are beginning to be of one mind on issues of public privacy, and downright scary how both make no attempt to hide their complete lack of regard for the constitution!
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