JerryQ writes: It is a simple step from this new technology to record sounds in public places, including stadiums, the microphones will not need to be in a circle, and, after the event, replay any conversation within range. The scope for intrusion is truly terrifying. At least here in the UK the government would never sanction it. mmmph.
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