Most light rail riders in Newark had no idea that cameras on trains were recording not only video of them, but also their voices.
It’s part of an upgraded safety plan to deter crime and unruly behavior.
As CBS2’s Meg Baker reported, the ACLU of New Jersey sees it differently.
“Monumental invasion of privacy. That’s a real concern. No warrant or legitimate reason to be recording these conversations,” Jeanne LoCicero, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU NJ said.