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With Boston Marathon Bombings Case, Surveillance Cameras Again in Focus

Surveillance cameras are everywhere – in stores, restaurants and on street corners. And since cameras were key in spotting the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects, at least one federal lawmaker wants to see even more, saying it’s not an invasion of privacy.

“Privacy involves being in a private location,” said Congressman Peter King, a Republican from New York. “Being out in the street, there’s not an expectation of privacy.”