Chinese CCTV Camera Scandal

CCTV cameras are being used throughout the world in an attempt to increase public safety. The debate is still out as to whether they actually reduce crime. Authorities always argue they are only used to monitor crime, while civil libertarians argue they are an invasion of privacy. This video is a good argument for the latter.

The footage is from a surveillance camera at a Shanghai subway station and has caused outrage across the internet in China. You don’t need to be a linguist to guess what they are saying.

…the girl is quite pretty

…Zoom in! Zoom in!

According to the Shanghaiist the staff are no longer working for Shanghai Metro.

Occasional Inquisitr contributor Mike Henry lives in Beijing, where he’ll be blogging the Beijing Olympics.