“It’s time,” Wolf said in an interview hours after making the announcement. “It’s the right time. I’ve had a good run.
The city of Cambridge is again considering using surveillance cameras. When we first looked at this issue as a community we decided the threats to our privacy and civil liberties outweighed the benefits. Back then we were discussing a limited number of cameras, supported by Homeland Security grants for the purpose of “monitoring evacuation routes.” Now, we are discussing placing cameras across the city — and our concerns remain the same.