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Tampa City Council to workshop pros and cons of Republican convention surveillance cameras in August 2013 listen12/06/12 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Thursday Tampa City Council approved changes to an ordinance reinforcing that it would be a crime for Tampa Police to use surveillance cameras purchased for the Republican convention for unauthorized peeping on residents inside their homes. But they put off a decision about whether the cameras will be a permanent part of the city’s landscape. There’s been ongoing friction between council and the mayor’s administration about who has the authority to authorize deployment of the cameras. To help...Be the first to comment
08/15/12 Seán Kinane
Last Call Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
In less than two weeks the Republican National Convention kicks off in Tampa, and Big Brother will be watching.
Today on Last Call we talked with Jon Gales about the new closed-circuit surveillance cameras installed in Tampa for the convention. He has a new website called RNCCTV.com. It has a map of the location of dozens of the cameras.
We talked about why they are there and whether they might come down after the convention.
I invited the Tampa Police Departmen...1 comments