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Somewhat the opposite. Back in the days of CRTs, I read a crime report column about someone who
tried to steal a large TV, carrying it away propped on their bike, which they pushed.
Given the immense weight of the device, they were moving very slowly and were easily caught.
Now an much larger flat panel TV is a tiny fraction of that weight. Eventually they'll roll up and
can be stuffed into a poster tube for quick getaways.


Naw, technology will fix it in a different way.
TVs used to be very expensive in terms of days of paid work required to buy one.
Now they're so cheap that thieves don't generally bother to take them.
Same with car stereos and desktop computers and silverware.
Laptops are most of the way there.
If it isn't cash, credit card, jewellery or an iPhone, most will just leave it.

Jim
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