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Title: Information overload: CCTV, your networks, communities and crime
Authors: Harris, Vandra Marie Elizabeth
Harris, Crispin
Keywords: CCTV
Closed circuit television
Data security
Live streaming
Law enforcement
Policing
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Edith Cowan University
Citation: Harris, V.M. & Harris, C., 2009. Information overload: CCTV, your networks, communities and crime. Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, 10-18.
Abstract: Electronic surveillance continues to play a central but often unobserved role in contemporary Western societies and attempts to police them. This paper focuses on closed circuit television (CCTV) footage and its technological implications, particularly relating infrastructure and data storage and integrity. While CCTV might appear attractive in augmenting law enforcement systems, the authors argue that the debate on use of CCTV in crime prevention remains incomplete without an effective understanding of the diverse costs. This discussion reveals startling ICT resource needs and associated costs, together with very specific technological capacity. These contribute significantly to the costs of such systems, reinforcing the authors’ argument that CCTV is no golden bullet for law enforcement.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/26029
ISBN: 9780729806794
Appears in Collections:Law - Collected Works

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