Re: [Strint-attendees] [perpass] GHCQ Webcam Video Surveillance

Robin Wilton <wilton@isoc.org> Fri, 28 February 2014 14:33 UTC

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From: Robin Wilton <wilton@isoc.org>
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And once again, the intelligence services manage to make "tinfoil hat" privacy advocates look entirely rational, rather than paranoid. 

In fact, I'm struggling to think, offhand, of any privacy nut dire warning that has not proved to be justified, or even slightly optimistic. 

Webcam stickers, anyone?

(incidentally, if you're using a Mac and you cover the webcam lens, you'll need to turn off the automatic screen-dimming function. System Preferences -> Displays )

R

Robin Wilton
Technical Outreach Director - Identity and Privacy
Internet Society

email: wilton@isoc.org
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On 28 Feb 2014, at 14:17, Suhas Nandakumar wrote:

> http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/27/gchq-nsa-webcam-images-internet-yahoo
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