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I can understand that security cameras have a certain effect on crime deterrence, but they're being installed without thorough discussion on privacy issues. Perhaps we should also be thinking about ot

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Koji Ishimura, a professor at Hakuoh University and an expert on the information law, expressing concerns over the lack of debate on the proliferation of security cameras in public spaces. (Mainichi Shimbun)

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That's nothing. At the patent office I work the owner/boss is so angry about long toilet breaks and using Hulu and internet in the crapper that he put top down cameras in the stalls, and has a camera recording in-out time at the door! My paradise is lost,,,

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If the cameras can prevent people from being attacked or robbed then what's better: a few cameras or security?

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If the cameras can prevent people from being attacked or robbed then what's better: a few cameras or security?

They who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety. -Benjamin Franklin

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Japan is already plenty safe in terms of crime. But Japan has serious problems in the areas of rights and privacy already, and the stress of it shows.

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