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How many cameras are watching you? CommunityCam Denver wants to find out

Are you disturbed at the prevalence of video cameras that seem to be recording your every move? Or do you see such devices as enhancing safety, because they may dissuade predators from committing crimes in areas where they're present or help bring them to justice if they do so?

The folks with CommunityCam, a site just starting in Denver, are firmly in the latter camp -- and they're hoping that crowd-sourcing will help them map the location of most, if not all, outdoor cameras in the city.

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