Gov’t (South Korea) passes legislation banning installation of all cameras at bathhouses, restrooms

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Yonhap) — The Cabinet approved a bill Tuesday that calls for banning the installation of all filming or photographing devices at public bathhouses, restrooms and other places vulnerable to privacy violations. The legislation, which the Ministry of the Interior and Safety plans to submit to the National Assembly for approval, is aimed mainly at combating “hidden camera” crimes of secretly filming…

Roseville man arrested for hiding camera in bathroom

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][image_tc url=’https://www.shapestones.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Aditya-Vichare.png’ timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′ target=’_self’][/image_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’15’][/spacer_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] A Roseville man was arrested last week after detectives connected him to a camera that had been hidden in a public women’s bathroom of a store, according to a news release from Roseville Police Department. On Dec. 9, an employee of a store in the 1800 block of Douglas Boulevard found a video camera hidden in the…

EPA chief sweeps office for bugs, installs high-tech locks

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’4′] • The head of the EPA used public money to have his office swept for listening devices and bought sophisticated biometric locks for additional security. • The spending items, totaling nearly $9,000, are among a string of increased counter-surveillance precautions taken by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. • The EPA’s Office of Inspector General is already investigating Pruitt’s $25,000 purchase of a custom-made soundproof privacy booth for his…

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