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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Shonin Streamcam Wearable Camera: Is that a good thing? Or a bad thing?

I don’t know if this is protection for your own privacy and your body or if it is an invasion of privacy for you and everyone around you. I’ll let you decide.

You know those bodycams that many police officers wear? Those are frequently in the news. Law enforcement wants them, many politicians are pushing for them, and communities that already have a strong police presence in their neighborhoods are demanding that the police get cameras now. Civil-rights groups are advocating for them. The White House is funding them.

Now a start-up company wants to sell you a personal bodycam that you can wear. Is that a good thing? Or a bad thing?

You decide. The Shonin Streamcam Wearable Camera is being funded on a KickStarter campaign at:

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