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 January 11, 2012  Surveillance

Sacha Pfeiffer and Lynn Jolicoeur report:

A murder case in New Bedford is raising tough questions about what happens when technology, law enforcement and privacy rights collide.

At the center of all this is an acoustic sensor that’s meant to detect the sound of gunfire, but that ended up recording a street argument just before a fatal shooting. Prosecutors are now using that recording as evidence against two defendants, and that’s troubling to some civil liberties advocates.

Read more on WBUR.

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