Ever since spy cameras came onto the market people have used them to check up on wrongdoing, either misbehaving employees or suspected cheating spouses / partners.
This is still a mainstream use for spy cameras and covert cameras – used a lot by private investigators, worried employers, concerned spouses etc.
One case a few years back in China lead to video footage of an MP in bed with her lover (she was married at the time) – this video footage was circulated all over the country and worldwide – this MP is now a singer by the way!
More on this particular story here.
Many feel that spy cameras can be an infringement on privacy but on the other side of the coin many also believe that the unfaithful partner or the workplace thief deserve to be caught and all the grief that comes with it…..