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Georgetown businesses accused of racial profiling through app

Some businesses in Georgetown, an upscale Washington, D.C. neighborhood, are accused of racial profiling through a mobile app. Shopkeepers are using a private messaging service to alert each other -- and police -- about people acting suspiciously in their stores. The vast majority of the reports are about black customers. Jeff Pegues reports on the controversial tracking method.
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