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On April 15, 2013 there was a tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon. Almost instantly pictures and videos of "suspects" started to appear on the web. Was this a good thing? Do you have concerns?
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May 01, 2013 Derrick Y
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Crowd-sourced pictures and videos in a situation as presented on April 15 require the specific application of tools outside the norm. I was amazed with the speed with which authorities narrowed down the suspects. Think about the amount of time it took to find a suspect in the Oklahoma City bombing. In this case, the suspects that confessed to the bombings were apprehended in a timely fashion, that is a good thing.
I personally don't have concerns about privacy. We relinquish privacy of our image and our location when we step outside of our home. Technology (cameras) are currently ubiquitous as is crime. While technology might not always prevent of solve crime, as evidenced in Boston, they have a unsurpassed value.

More Info:
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/tens-of-thousands-of-cctv-cameras-yet-80-of-crime-unsolved-6684359.html
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