Monday, August 30, 2010

New Dehli Crowdsources Traffic Enforcement

New Dehli residents are using Facebook and other social networking tools to allow citizens to file complaints against bad drivers. In over 2 months residents have uploaded over 3,000 pictures showing people breaking various traffic laws. This has led to 700 citations that have gone out based solely on Facebook postings. Use of social networking tools as part of law enforcement brings a whole host of interesting legal issues, but it is certainly an innovative way to dealing with a problem of scale.

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(submitted by Helen)

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