Camera Phones For Safety

Since there’s been so much negative publicity about the downsides to camera phones lately, it’s not a bad idea to highlight stories about the positive nature of camera phones. Emily Turrettini over at has picked up on a Chicago Tribune article recommending that real estate agents take pictures of prospective buyers (with their permission) as a safety measure. As Alan Reiter has been saying for a while now, carriers need to start talking more about these types of uses if they want to stop this over-reaction to camera phones from hurting their opportunities moving forward.

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