Redaction for Transportation
A Short History on Redaction
Redaction is a basic form of editing and can be applied in a variety of contexts. On the one hand, redaction is combining texts and slightly altering it to create a single document ready to be released to the reader. It is a term used to describe the removal of specific data or content held back for security or privacy reasons.
How the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Implements Redaction
The TSA is the Transportation Security Administration, which is a government agency that falls under the management of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Though the agency does work with surface travel, it is primarily concerned with air travel. The agency was developed in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks that occurred against the United States.
Video Surveillance | Privacy and Traffic Management
Open-street video surveillance works in different ways in different situations. The deployment of video surveillance systems in any public space should be in tandem with the privacy principles in public spaces. Video redaction comes in as a complimentary service or technology to ensure compliance with these kinds of principles and regulations.
Public Transportation Surveillance Systems and Crime Deterrence
It’s true that public transportation systems are increasingly investing in video surveillance in an attempt to curb crime and violence and It has arguably worked in most cases but the flip side also exists in the form of privacy of individuals being tampered with whenever the personal information is collected, used, and disclosed unwillingly.
AI in Airport Video Surveillance
Although artificial intelligence-powered surveillance technology in airports such as behavior and face recognition and body scanners may be unsettling, they are needed in the effort to prevent potential life-threatening incidents and to ensure passenger and staff safety.
How Subway Surveillance Increases Commuter Safety
In New York alone, it is estimated that the subway delivered 1.72 billion riders in 2018, averaging to approximately 5.6 million daily rides on weekdays and a combined 5.7 million rides each weekend. The number of passengers, therefore, commuting using the subway is so vast and would, therefore, need a working method to ensure the maintenance of security, and that the users are safe while in the subway.