Should your every move in public be recorded and available for review?
The town of Eagleville, Tenn., is not the only small town seeking to install a sophisticated video surveillance system. Since Sept. 11, communities nationwide have increasingly turned to video surveillance cameras as anti-terrorism and crime-fighting tools.
Many communities have established systems with the latest high-technology features, creating powerful and intelligent networks of cameras. Residents generally believe the cameras will make communities safer, and they seldom seem concerned about potential intrusions on their privacy rights or civil liberties.
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