How to find hidden cameras

What would you do if you found a hidden camera in your hotel room or holiday rental?

There has been an increasing number of complaints about hidden cameras showing up in hotels, Airbnbs and other accommodation. In fact, it’s becoming quite a trend – and Airbnb sanctioned one.

Airbnb rules state that hosts can have cameras on their properties as long as guests are aware of their locations and as long as they are not located in private spaces, such as bathrooms, toilets and bedrooms.

But Airbnb doesn’t seem to be policing or enforcing these rules, so who’s to stop you from being filmed? You … and here’s how to do it.


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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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