Thailand: Bangkok is now a surveillance city – hundreds of cameras are locked | News

Thailand: Bangkok is now a surveillance city - hundreds of cameras are locked |  News

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Bangkok is now a watch city

Bangkok – Unthinkable in Germany, there is no problem in the capital of Thailand: the city government of Bangkok now has a problem Site And a matching app (not available in Germany) has been activated, with which you can control more than 200 surveillance cameras! Now anyone who wants can see what is happening around the clock, in almost every corner of the city …

Officially, he says: “This platform is designed for the convenience of people so that they can view map information such as traffic, floods, and accidents.”

Privacy? Not a word was said about this. However, residents and tourists had to live with the cameras being there for a long time anyway.

Police officers check cameras at Phramungkotklau Hospital

Photo: Photo Alliance / PhotoShot

What’s new, however, is that employers and relatives can now see (for free and around the clock) whether you’re actually staying home sick or not – if the apartment is in a dense network of cameras.

Surveillance cameras on the backpacker section of Khao San Road

Surveillance cameras on the backpacker section of Khao San Road

Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

After all, awkward corners are not visible: many corners of the city’s red light have been left out. For example, places like Patpong or the infamous Soi Cowboy were not filmed. Probably because prostitution is actually illegal in Thailand, so it doesn’t officially exist anyway…

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BILD searched a few of the most famous corners of the Thai capital and found these cameras. (rr t)

In the Grand Palace in the old town

In the Grand Palace in the old town

Photo: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

Asok Junction: Across and to the right is Gogo Bar Street Soi Cowboy

Asok Junction: Across and to the right is Gogo Bar Street Soi Cowboy

Photo: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

View of Rama VIII Bridge

View of Rama VIII Bridge

Photo: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

Silom Road (Near Patpong Red Light District)

Silom Road (Near Patpong Red Light District)

Photo: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

at the Victory Monument

at the Victory Monument

Photo: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

Rama I Road: Near Erawan Shrine

Rama I Road: Near Erawan Shrine

Photo: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

Sathon Street intersection, Charroenkrung Corner

Sathon Street intersection, Charroenkrung Corner

Photo: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

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