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Cops and robbers: Camera vs. camera

You are being watched. From street corners and roadsides, bank machines and satellites, video cameras record our every move. For police forces, photo radar, street surveillance, cruiser cams and tiny cameras have become efficient crime-fighting tools, gathering irrefutable proof of criminal activity and deterring would-be lawbreakers. For others, video surveillance is an uncomfortable erosion of civil liberties, the unblinking eyes of Big Brother.

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Crooks use tiny cameras to record bank card numbers; cops use surveillance cameras to catch them.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: June 17, 2004
Guest(s): Greg Fleet, Jeff Keay, Sheila Nicholson, Richard Ré
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: David Common
Duration: 2:03

Last updated: May 13, 2013

Page consulted on March 24, 2015

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