The virtual deputies

National Public Radio’s All Things Considered will run a story tonight on the program to set up border cameras and then let people throughout the country watch them on their computers.

Here’s a preview: The program has been a bust.

Only 15 private landowners agreed to post the cameras. Organizers had hoped for 100, according to They had also planned on 1,200 arrests. So far, there’ve been three.

It’s not as though people aren’t trying. More than 14 million people have logged onto the camera site to watch.

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