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Mapping All The Security Cameras That Are Watching You

17/06/2013

You may not be able to control the privacy of your electronic data. But keeping yourself off security cameras? There’s an (...)
You may not be able to control the privacy of your electronic data. But keeping yourself off security cameras? There’s an app for that. Given the recent NSA revelations, there may not be anything you can do about the government monitoring certain private data (other than abandoning services like Gmail or Skype). But what about the security watching you in cities like New York or London? A new crowdsourcing app called Surv gives city dwellers a way to prepare themselves for that kind of privacy infringement by where those are and what they’re used for. Currently in private beta-mode for New York (and raising money for a wider release on Kickstarter), the app encourages users to post the locations of security around their cities, along with a description of the camera-- whether it’s a traffic camera or a police camera, a dome camera or a shielded one. “We have human eyes on every location that comes in,” claims Surv co-foudner Kaza Razat. “One of the reason why we’re still in private beta is that’s a very time consuming thing. We’re working on methods to make that easier.”Read Full Story    
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