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The Courts

Italian Red Lights Rigged With Short Yellow Light 353

suraj.sun writes with an excerpt from Ars Technica which brings to mind the importance of auditable code for hardware used in law enforcement: "It's no secret that red light cameras are often used to generate more ticket revenue for the cities that implement them, but a scam has been uncovered in Italy that has led to one arrest and 108 investigations over traffic systems being rigged to stop sooner for the sole purpose of ticketing more motorists."

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten