Houston polic chief wants cameras… in your home

Ok people, I really shouldn’t have to point out that 1984 wasn’t meant to be an instruction manual:

Houston’s police chief on Wednesday proposed placing surveillance cameras in apartment complexes, downtown streets, shopping malls and even private homes to fight crime during a shortage of police officers.

“I know a lot of people are concerned about Big Brother, but my response to that is, if you are not doing anything wrong, why should you worry about it?” Chief Harold Hurtt told reporters Wednesday at a regular briefing.

Wow. Just, wow. I mean… wow. I’m left speechless.

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