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(Press-Enterprise (So. Cal))   California city threatens to sue red light camera company for tracking how many cars run red lights   ( pe.com) divider line
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6645 clicks; posted to Main » on 21 Apr 2013 at 1:35 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-04-21 01:43:20 PM  
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penthesilea: FTFA:...the City Council ordered the Arizona company to shut off the data-collecting cameras.

....American Traffic Solutions left the sensors inside the cameras active for months to collect the data without the city's knowledge.

The city may not legally have the right to remove the company's equipment on their own or shut them off, but they can damn sure cover the damn things so that they can't keep recording.  Grab some black trash bags, duct tape, and a cherry picker.  Problem solved.

Here is the proper solution to traffic cameras...

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2013-04-21 07:56:48 PM  
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namatad: so no one drives better when they know that they might get a ticket automatically??

If only you had read that it increases rear-end collisions and the intensity of t-bone accidents. Clearly that indicates improved driving and/or safety. LOLOL? Yes, I'm laughing at you. What is this, AOL Instant Messenger?
2013-04-21 02:05:11 PM  
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In unrelated news, local gun enthusiasts invent a new skills course involving moving cars and stationary targets.

It's a win win for the local city since time spent at the police firing range leaves the officer out of service and it's a real boost to morale.

And it's about as close to a medieval joust quintain practice as you can get.
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