Detroit to Become America’s Second Chinese-Style Surveillance City
The push to turn America’s cities into Chinese-style surveillance networks has found a new partner in Detroit, Michigan.
The only difference between what is happening in San Diego and what is happening in Detroit is, they are not using the same smart street lights to spy on everyone. Detroit uses Intellistreets a company known to have strong ties to Homeland Security.
What started out as a ‘voluntary’ police-cam share program in Saginaw, Michigan has morphed into a massive 1000 surveillance camera network which includes 500 businesses in Detroit.
What makes Detroit’s spying so disturbing, is that the city wants the public to help fund their program.
The Detroit Free Press said,
Mayor Mike Duggan sent out a ‘citizen petition drive’ soliciting money
from home owners and businesses to help pay for a new multi-million
dollar surveillance program.
“In order to continue making Detroit a safe place to live, work, and
play, we are asking you to gather signatures from your neighbors
pledging support for the Neighborhood Real-Time Intelligence Program.”
Motorola Solution’s hand in helping turn our cities into Chines-style surveillance centers is deplorable.