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says that it only picks up the acoustic sounds associated with gunshots, etc., and if that the case, if it that narrow and it restricted only to picking up gunshots sounds this is what I would like to clarify I want to make sure that no conversations are picked up, former privacy commissioner and privacy canada goose black friday sale expert Ann Cavoukian told Global News on Thursday. point is to not eavesdrop canada goose coats on sale on people, it to pick up and detect gunshots. said the technology needs to be used need very strong guidelines as to how this stuff is going to operate and we need independent oversight, we can just have the police running this thing. TPSB decided that Police Chief Canada Goose Outlet Mark Saunders will make a full presentation Canada Goose Jackets to the board in September, further explaining the security camera and ShotSpotter technologies, and what oversight police will implement for them. It is not Canada Goose Outlet clear at this time exactly how, if passed, the new measures will be overseen.

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canadian goose jacket cannot tolerate the continued uk canada goose outlet erosion of our privacy, she said. you value your freedom then you value privacy. People don make that Canada Goose sale link and that why we can just continue to have increases in surveillance and tracking of our activities. for ShotSpotter, its privacy policy also stated that it not have the ability to listen to indoor conversations. It said it also does not have the ability to normal speech or conversations on public streets. canadian goose jacket

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Sureya Ibrahim, community Canada Goose Parka relations specialist for Regent Park, told Global News on Friday she believed the new measures were a idea but also said they need to be part of a more approach, meaning measures also need to be put into place to prevent the gun violence in the first place.

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