33587
32020

Kamloops  

BC Civil Liberties questions bus cameras

B.C. Transit is installing surveillance cameras in 25 new buses rolling out in Kamloops next year, but the B.C. Civil Liberties Association is questioning the move.

Policy director Micheal Vonn says the transit authority must provide proof the cameras actually improve passengers' safety.

Vonn says there are many details that need to be considered — whether passengers are given notice, how long the information is retained and how it will be used and secured.

Vonn says the company has a legal obligation to examine those issues when personal data is gathered.

COMMENTS WELCOME

Comments are pre-moderated to ensure they meet our guidelines. Approval times will vary. Keep it civil, and stay on topic. If you see an inappropriate comment, please use the ‘flag’ feature. Comments are the opinions of the comment writer, not of Castanet. Comments remain open for one day after a story is published and are closed on weekends. Visit Castanet’s Forums to start or join a discussion about this story.



More Kamloops News

33376


Recent Trending


31570




31970


33836


Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]


Kamloops SPCA Featured Pet

Lucy
Lucy Kamloops SPCA >


30267




Member of the RTNDA
31225
30607