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Missed Signals In Slovenia

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SLOVENIA PROTESTS
A riot police officer is silhouetted against flares during clashes between police and anti government protestors in Maribor, Slovenia, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic) | AP

In the beginning, there were speed cameras.

On October 16, the municipal government in Maribor, a formerly successful, now down-at-its heels industrial city in Slovenia, started using cameras to manage traffic. Overnight, Orwellian towers appeared at key crossroads in Maribor, clocking speeds every day, at all hours.

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