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Father of the Camera Phone January 06, 2007E-mail this story E-mail this story
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Philippe Kahn
Whether you're a dove or a hawk, it's hard to deny that things in Iraq are in turmoil. Even the hanging of Saddam Hussein last weekend, which was supposed to help put closure on some of Iraq's sectarian violence, ended up causing more strife. An unofficial video shows Saddam exchanging insults with Shiite loyalists as the noose is hung around his neck. Authorities fear that the footage is fanning the flames of civil war. The footage was captured by a cell phone camera and was sent around the world instantaneously. It seems to be just the latest example of how camera phones have changed the way we see the world. Philippe Kahn developed the first camera phone back in 1997. He shares his feelings about the latest use of his creation.