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SMILE! You are on candid camera on your UA flight. (well, not yet)

SMILE! You are on candid camera on your UA flight. (well, not yet)

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Old Mar 2, 19, 4:11 pm
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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
just slap a piece of tape over it and move on
Are you also going to tape the seats around you?
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Old Mar 2, 19, 5:51 pm
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Originally Posted by FTA View Post
Are you also going to tape the seats around you?
They have wide angle lenses ?
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Old Mar 2, 19, 5:53 pm
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Originally Posted by milepig View Post
Too bad they arenít aimed at the FAs. Especially on long haul where they mow through all the snacks meant for the pax.
Nah, they're more interested in stopping the FAs stuffing bottles of water in their carry-ons passengers stealing all the dirty blankets...
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Old Mar 2, 19, 8:31 pm
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Originally Posted by FTA View Post
Are you also going to tape the seats around you?
that's very funny, you were assuming I fly coach where other seats are nearby

I don't think these cameras have ultra-wide lenses or 10x optical zoom

I am happy, however, to share pieces of my $1/roll duct tape for anyone who wants to cover their own lenses
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Old Mar 2, 19, 9:09 pm
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Originally Posted by dmo580 View Post
I don't remember any mention of audio/video recording, but I know the security team leader message you are talking about. I believe those started after all those incidents of passengers getting violent in arguments. The funny thing is China isn't overly concerned about terrorism as America is as the main threat was just unruly passengers.
I fly regularly on domestic flights in China and was recently on a flight where a uniformed air marshal was patrolling the aisle enforcing the rules on behavior. Mostly to do with cell phone and iPad usage but it was intimidating, to say the least. Cameras are used everywhere in China, your being watched 24/7, itís simply a fact of life. The internet is severely restricted. No one argues with the government, you follow the rules and do what your told.
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Old Mar 3, 19, 2:33 pm
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Originally Posted by HMPS View Post
They have wide angle lenses ?
Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
I don't think these cameras have ultra-wide lenses or 10x optical zoom
What security camera doesn't? Just look at the camera lens
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Old Apr 29, 19, 10:01 am
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UA is covering the cameras:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/united-airlines-covering-cameras-seat-142927289.html
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Old Apr 29, 19, 12:27 pm
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Originally Posted by dilanesp View Post
That sounds good BUT. Do you believe that the cameras they didn't ask or pay for didn't/don't have microphones .
Personally I assume that big brother IS out there and don't do anything (well too much) to attract attention.
For me Much ado about nothing.
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Old Apr 29, 19, 12:41 pm
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Originally Posted by Dublin_rfk View Post
That sounds good BUT. Do you believe that the cameras they didn't ask or pay for didn't/don't have microphones .
Personally I assume that big brother IS out there and don't do anything (well too much) to attract attention.
For me Much ado about nothing.
What confidential things are you saying in your seat that are heard by a microphone on a crowded airplane that isn't heard by the surrounding pax (or annoys them) and that the airline would care.to filter and look for?
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Old Apr 29, 19, 8:36 pm
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
What confidential things are you saying in your seat that are heard by a microphone on a crowded airplane that isn't heard by the surrounding pax (or annoys them) and that the airline would care.to filter and look for?
With all the perverts (excuse me) security specialists out there trolling the internet why wouldn't they be listening to 'random' microphones in public spaces? How else can you explain all the 'hitmen' caught in stings?
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Old May 2, 19, 11:24 am
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Originally Posted by Dublin_rfk View Post
With all the perverts (excuse me) security specialists out there trolling the internet why wouldn't they be listening to 'random' microphones in public spaces? How else can you explain all the 'hitmen' caught in stings?
They're stings. The self-described hitmen single themselves out by responding to ads or chatting in internet forums. In this case, someone honestly things someone else is going to bother going through random videos of 200 passengers per flight for hundreds (if not thousands) of flights daily? Really?
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Old May 3, 19, 9:35 am
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Originally Posted by cayohueso View Post
I do find it difficult to believe that any airline would have any unnecessary weight aboard given pounds = $.
you mean grams = Ę.
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