The Latest Cameraphone Trend: Funerals

Reuters is reporting on the latest camera phone trend in Japan. It seems that funeral attendees are now photographing the deceased one last time before the burial or cremation. A Japanese funeral director described an event where a group of people circled around the corpse and began snapping photos from camera phones before the cremation happened. A lasting memory of the person, or complete disrespect for the deceased? What do you think?

Japan's camera phone craze spreads to funerals [Yahoo! News Via Reuters]