uses crowd-sourcing and data information in pictures posted online to reunite lost equipment with its owner.

This article titled “Camera theft victims given lifeline by website that tracks down stolen goods” was written by Charles Arthur, for The Guardian on Friday 30th December 2011 12.57 UTC

When Kevin Hayes’s treasured camera was stolen while he was on a business trip in Canberra in March 2009, he didn’t hold out much hope of getting it back. The theft was galling both because the camera was a birthday present from his wife four weeks before – and that its A$5,200 (£3,400) value wasn’t insured.

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