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Of course, the fact that hidden cameras might be illegal doesn't stop people from placing them, so it's up to you to remain vigilant.Cameras are small and often disguised, so the first thing to do is to take a look around.While not all hidden cameras produce obvious visible (or audible) signs of their presence, every camera has a lens that reflects light whether it's on or off.You should be able to spot a camera by doing a thorough scan of the room with a light source, looking for a glint of light as it reflects off the camera sensor.

While this won't catch every camera, some motion-sensitive cameras make a soft click or buzz as they turn on when someone walks by.Mirrors can be suspicious, too, because you won't be able to see a camera hidden behind them.Make your search easier by using a camera-detecting app on your smartphone.Just this year, a Chipoltle employee in Texas was accused of planting a hidden camera in the women's bathroom.In California, a Comfort Inn employee was arrested for installing a light bulb with a built-in camera above the toilet in one of the guest rooms — and these tiny, inconspicuous cameras can be easily bought online.If you're reading this article on your phone while waiting for your morning coffee, there's probably a camera keeping an eye on you right now.

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