TBF, the guy in the Huff Po story you linked to only killed himself
That's as may be in Helsinki for video surveillance. We've become rather accustomed to that in the UK.
The line that's being crossed here (not particularly well highlighted in the summary) is that they will be making *audio* recordings of the interior of the taxi too.
For non-UK readers, Sky News is part of News International's UK TV operation.
Maybe News International threw in the towel and pulled the plug on them.