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Audio monitoring on buses

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Several states are installing audio recording devices to accompany their video recording on public buses. The systems have the ability to record everything a passenger says and often pair it with the video. Department of Homeland Security is funding one project in San Francisco that costs millons of dollars. Is this an invasion of our right to privacy? Or as Justice Scalia may say, it’s only a privacy right that we are “inventing”.