It's a cautionary tale for anyone looking to passively clean up their neighborhood with a live-streaming Web cam and a cheap microphone. Following calls to his employer claiming he was a pedophile and even death threats, Adam Jackson has taken down his crime camera at the corner of Taylor and Ellis streets. But! The Tenderloin surveillance will continue with cameras set up by concerned and newly empowered neighbors at other corners in the area -- neighbors who are perhaps a little less naive than Jackson and don't post their home addresses and telephone numbers. They're even discussing plans to link up the footage feeds on one central Big Brother site. Could this be the start of a de facto citizen surveillance campaign? Mind your drug deals...
· Lessons from that Tenderloin camera Web site[SF Gate]
· Death Threat for Adam of the Cam [Curbed SF]
· A New Kind of Crime Camera in the Loin [Curbed SF]