500 Million People Worldwide are Expected to own Camera Phone

How is this going to change our public world? I wonder if this could mean huge steps forward in the fight against corruption in third world countries? What about here in the US? What about right to privacy from strangers?

By the end of this year, 500 million people worldwide are expected to own a telephone with some sort of image-capturing device. That number could swell to 3 billion by 2010, says cellphone manufacturer Nokia.

LATIMES.COM 9.6.05

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