[meteorite-list] Fw: Contracts Curry
From: Michael Farmer <mike_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:10:33 -0700
Why is this on the list?
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On Jul 25, 2013, at 10:24 AM, Adam Hupe <raremeteorites at yahoo.com> wrote:
> There are thousands of cameras in place in Arizona, some of which will still issue thousands of tickets per camera per year. They are called traffic cams and they will still capture your every move and store this data for an undetermined period of time. The cameras have OCR meaning they can read your license plate numbers. This gives them the ability to retrace your every move if needed in court.
> The freedom of privacy is long gone!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Mulgrew <mikestang at gmail.com>
> To: Adam Hupe <raremeteorites at yahoo.com>
> Cc: Meteorite List <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
> Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2013 10:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Fw: Contracts Curry
> One of thousands of cameras? Might be a bit of an overstatement.
> According to an article written in 2010 (after the state stopped the
> photo speed enforcement program), only a few local jurisdictions still
> use them.
> "This is much more limited in scale and scope," [Matthew Benson, a
> spokesman for the Governor's Office] said. "You've only got (eight)
> instances of this throughout the state."
> Michael in so. Cal.
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 7:44 AM, Adam Hupe <raremeteorites at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> It is interesting that our friend is speaking of traffic stops. Luckily for us, ED or Electronic D.N.A. is on the job 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Here are some images of my wife I with a Nevada State Patrol in hot pursuit. She had the ticket printed before we were even stopped as witnessed on camera. In Arizona, they will just send you a ticket in the mail if one of the thousands of cameras tracks you speeding.
>> Image of Nevada State Patrol in hot pursuit:
>> Ticket already printed before stop:
>> Sate Patrol officer looks pretty huffed, see you in court:
>> Excuses like my throttle was stuck, my foot fell asleep or my tennis shoe is made out cement will not fly in court these days since ED doesn't lie. Tell the truth and you may get off with a parking meter violation even though there are no parking meters here in Laughlin, Nevada.
>> Be careful on these long meteorite hunting road trips if you do not want see a ticket in the mail or worse yet a trooper who has the look of glee on their face when they pull you over!
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