[pp.int.general] PP UK: Statement regarding video surveillance game?
v.villenave at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 12:29:48 CEST 2009
2009/10/6 Joonas Mäkinen <joonasd6 at gmail.com>:
> "(By the way, 1250 cameras will be set up in Paris within the next
> year, not including the subway, trams and parking lots which are
> already filled with cameras.)"
> ... and how much is that going to cost? Where did you get this information?
Sorry, that was (a bit) inaccurate. The plan will actually *start* in
2010, but will take more years to be completed. From what I
understand: the cameras will be placed and handled by a (yet to be
determined) private company, and the deployment/maintenance cost is
estimated to 300 M€ for the next 15 years, including 85M€ immediately.
Plus 25M€ needed to build the appropriate structures/poles/whatnot.
There's a petition [in French] for Paris inhabitants to express their concerns:
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