Truth to Power

Must not be any other crime in L.A.

LOS ANGELES – Every 10 feet or so in Santee Alley, there’s someone standing behind a cardboard box full of discs. Each mumbles the same mantra: “DVD, DVD, DVD, DVD, Estar Guars” – Spanglish for Star Wars.

They’re DVD bootleggers, and they’re the target of a new system of surveillance cameras recently installed by the Los Angeles Police Department with money from the Motion Picture Association of America.

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Guess L.A. is now the safest city in America, since they have the time and resources to monitor bootleg DVD sales via CCTV. Incredible.

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