Thursday January 29, 2009 4:45 pm
Camera Phone Predator Alert Act
New York Representative Peter King has introduced a bill called the “Camera Phone Predator Alert Act.” The idea is that mobile phones with digital cameras must make a sound when a photo is taken. King believes that this will ensure public privacy and safety, especially when it comes to children. Any phone made after the date the bill is enacted cannot disable the sound. Although chances for the bill don’t look promising at this point, Japan already requires that all camera phones, including the iPhone, make an audible sound.
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