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Online! The Book by Wendy Taylor, Chris Pirillo, John C. Dvorak

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Webcam Surveillance

Webcams are used to keep an eye on places and things that you want to protect. People are leaving their webcam live when they go on vacation so that they can periodically check their Web pages to make sure everything is okay at home or at work. The software is called both surveillance and spy software.

Video surveillance is in use in parking lots, stores, and playgrounds around the country. It's a good way to monitor and record suspicious events. By using a webcam as an inexpensive closed-circuit monitor, you can record video footage shot in your absence and route it to your computer. People have set them up to watch how the nanny treats the children and to see which pet dog is the one doing the damage while left alone. It's ...

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