While the appeal of hidden cameras is undeniable, information regarding their use can involve an issue of privacy.
Cameras at work and similar types of surveillance are generally legal, if they are there for a legitimate business concern. However, there may be legal limits on the places where cameras can be placed, as well as notice requirements and limits on the extent to which surveillance can occur.
In recent years, society seems to be in a hidden video craze. From nanny cams to reality television series, hidden cameras are quickly taking over our culture. While the appeal of hidden cameras is undeniable, information regarding their use can involve an issue of privacy.
There have been numerous reports in recent years that revealed how perverts and voyeurs install hidden cameras in changing rooms, public showers, and toilets. These incidents have raised concern, and women are warned to be vigilant when changing or relieving themselves in public toilets.
Take note that putting up video surveillance without notice to employees or using hidden cameras at work may also violate employee privacy rights.
Here are a few samples of well-hidden cameras that you might notice in some places. Be aware and share!