Surveillance Cameras

Mexico Uses Deaf People to Monitor Surveillance Cameras

This clever pilot program has garnered international attention.

Intense Smog Is Making Beijing's Massive Surveillance Network Practically Useless

Pollution defeats the surveillance state. 

Why Surveillance Cameras Might Be Bad for Creative Economies

An unusual argument against Big Brother on city streets.

When Urban Security Cameras Actually Save Lives

Taxi driver homicide rates are three times lower in cities with in-car cameras.

One Chinese City Wants to Punish Unmarried Women With Kids

Because it's their fault that married men cheat on their wives, the reasoning goes.

Somebody's Watching You: A Style Surveillance Project in Brooklyn

"Our camera does not discriminate."

Even In Low-Crime Portland, Police Want Cameras

Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.