A Walking Tour of New York's Massive Surveillance Network

Currier, Cora
http://theintercept.com/2016/09/24/a-walking-tour-of-new-yorks-massive-surveillance-network/

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  24/09/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX20032

So it felt a bit risky to be climbing up a street pole on Wall Street to closely inspect a microwave radar sensor, or to be lingering under a police camera, pointing and gesturing at the wires and antenna connected to it. Yet it was also entirely appropriate to be doing just that, especially in the company of Ingrid Burrington, author of the new book "Networks of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide to Urban Internet Infrastructure," which points out that many of the city's communications and surveillance programs were conceived and funded in response to the attacks.

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