July 22, 2009

Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s $2 Million Bordercams Net 11 Arrests And One Spider

Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s $2 Million Bordercams Net 11 Arrests And One Spider

"125,000 people registered to serve as “virtual Texas deputies” and monitor the border cameras on the website “BlueServo.” Camera watchers found it difficult to determine the difference between animals and undocumented immigrants crossing the border. One vigilante wrote: “Just a word of warning: A moment ago I saw a spider crawl across the top of the camera…You might want to try and prevent any webs from being spun across the lens area by treating with repellent or taking other measures.”" Andrea Nill, July 17, 2009.

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