QC bizmen say, “all I want for Christmas is a CCTV”

Purveyors of security electronics confirm a surge in sales ahead of a yearend deadline set by the Quezon City (QC) government on business establishments to install closed-circuit TV cameras (CCTVs) or face possible non-extension of their permits to operate. City authorities reportedly issued this order as a reaction to the perceived leap in violent crimes. … Continue reading QC bizmen say, “all I want for Christmas is a CCTV”

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Bogus CCTV cameras: Props for crime deterrence

By Miguel C. Gil A recent memorandum by the Quezon City government to the effect that business permits will no longer be issued or renewed unless businesses comply with a mandatory requirement for CCTV (closed circuit television) cameras reportedly has many micro and small entrepreneurs in the Manila-suburb worried. “Zeny,” who recently opened a small … Continue reading Bogus CCTV cameras: Props for crime deterrence