Right2Know Campaign chips in on argument as Joburg camera saga drags on

The legal tussle over Johannesburg’s public “spy” cameras has heated up, with the Right2Know Campaign (R2K) applying to assist the court with some aspects relevant to the case, including the legality of the existing cameras and the intrusive nature of the system. The Citizen has reported how the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA), an entity of the City of Joburg, has granted 64 wayleaves or permission to erect the controversial public surveillance system though there was no legislative framework or policy for the roll out of a public surveillance system. The agency has now made an about turn, suspending aerial and…

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