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Privacy and Security Not Seeing the Crime for the Cameras

@article{Sasse2010PrivacyAS,
  title={Privacy and Security Not Seeing the Crime for the Cameras},
  author={M. Angela Sasse},
  journal={Communications of The ACM},
  year={2010},
  volume={53},
  pages={22-25}
}
  • M. Sasse
  • Published 2010
  • Computer Science
  • Communications of The ACM
I n TErMS OF sales, remote surveillance camera systems—commonly known as closed-circuit television (CCTV)—are a huge success story. Billons of dollars are spent on CCTV schemes by governments in developed countries each year, and sales to commercial companies and home users have been increasing, too. CCTV can be used for many purposes— ranging from monitoring traffic flows on highways, to allowing visitors in zoos to observe newborn animals during their first few days without disturbing them… 
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Angela Sasse (a.sasse@cs.ucl.ac.uk) is head of information Security research in the Department of computer Science at University college London
  • Angela Sasse (a.sasse@cs.ucl.ac.uk) is head of information Security research in the Department of computer Science at University college London
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