Suburbs of surveillance
Will this startup harness a crime-free future? Law enforcement officials are encouraging private homeowners’ associations to install license plate reader cameras from startup Flock Safety. But are they really keeping neighbourhoods safer? Sarah Holder and Fola Akinnibi explore if this is the case or whether the startup is feeding into paranoia that has privacy and civil liberties advocates concerned it is simply the latest way society will begin to trade theirs and others information.