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Callous snow-plow-blade thieves violate first rule of security cameras

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jan 7, 2016.

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    Not that much is expected of your garden-variety thieves, but stealing a 500-pound snow plow blade from a fire department in the dead of winter requires an elevated level of disregard for the wellbeing of your fellow citizens.

    Such a brazen theft in this era of ubiquitous surveillance also requires a surprisingly common breed of cluelessness, as the act violates the first rule of security cameras: They are everywhere.

    I note this particular case of reckless stupidity in part because the occupants of the pickup pictured above victimized the fire department and residents of North Attleboro, Mass., my hometown, when they attached the blade to their truck and drove off. Friends and former neighbors were put at risk.

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