Cellphone Cameras That Zoom…What would Warren & Brandeis Think?

MIT’s Technology Review has a brief article about advances in zoom technology for cellphone cameras. This adds a new dimension to the privacy and surveillance threats cellphone cameras pose.

We experienced a major advancement in camera zoom technology around the turn of the century, which spurred Warren & Brandeis to write their seminal article “The Right to Privacy.” As the sophistication of mobile and networked cameras continues to rise, what will our answer be?

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