NYPD Using ‘Nuisance Abatement’ Law To Force Small Businesses To Install Cameras, Agree To Warrantless Searches | Techdirt

He agreed to pay a $2,000 fine, maintain cameras that the NYPD can access at any time, and to allow the police to conduct warrantless searches. If anyone is even accused of breaking the law at his business again — whether a store employee or not — he faces escalating penalties: closures that would increase from 30 days to 60 days to 90 days to a full year with each alleged offense; fines climbing as high as $15,000.

Perhaps most damaging of all, the terms continue in perpetuity, even if the business changes hands.

Source: NYPD Using ‘Nuisance Abatement’ Law To Force Small Businesses To Install Cameras, Agree To Warrantless Searches | Techdirt

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