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NEXT: Does Privacy have a future?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Does Privacy have a future?

Dave Eggers’ novel The Circle describes a near-term future where the desire for privacy marks one as a sociopath. In the world Eggers describes, ubiquitous cameras, social media and other surveillance technologies mean that every action is observable by everyone on earth. Initially, wearable cameras that record a person’s every action are placed around politician’s necks, […]

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Coleman Wants Police Body Cameras, but Says State Must Act

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Coleman Wants Police Body Cameras, but Says State Must Act

New Police Reforms Mayor Michael Coleman made two things clear Thursday afternoon. The first is that the use of body cameras tops the list of major reforms he wants to see enacted within the Columbus Division of Police. The second is that before Columbus cops start wearing cameras, the state of Ohio must step up […]

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Privacy key concern in city’s quest for cameras

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Privacy key concern in city’s quest for cameras Thursday, May 29, 2008 BY ROBERT VITALE As City Council members debate a plan to put crime-watching cameras in Columbus neighborhoods, people’s privacy is shaping up as issue No. 1. “If I go out to get my newspaper in the morning in my pajamas, […]

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