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.


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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