Chicago Says New ‘Spy’ Lamp Posts Won’t Record Audio Or Video, Then Immediately Touts Audio And Video Recording Capability

What Some Lamp Posts in Chicago Will Be Able to Do and Monitor About You Has Privacy Advocates Worried |

For those concerned about , Catlett told the newspaper the sensors won’t collect information that identifies people, nor will they include equipment that can record audio or visual. Sound levels will be recorded as well as infrared images, the Tribune reported. Other data picked up by sensors will include various weather factors and air quality.

It doesn’t record audio or visual, except it does.