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Crowdsourced crime-fighting at the Boston Marathon, Google Glass, and other online trends

Google GlassTotally trending: It’s our internet and technology roundup

While some university students were worried about finals or the end of the semester the week of April 15, students in the Boston area had a very different set of concerns as police hunted suspects who detonated two bombs at the Boston Marathon. For good — or bad — the Internet was highly involved with crowdsourced crime-fighting, sometimes leading news sources to pin the wrong person. How much is your world recorded? With the upcoming release of Google Glass — and video surveillance evidence from the Boston Marathon bombings that shows just how documented modern life is — it’s easy to see how privacy may be becoming a thing of the past.
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