Beware Computer Rentals

Discussion in 'Civil Rights & Privacy' started by Mike, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    But basically the FTC is doing little or nothing, despite the fact that the privacy of 420,000 people were invaded. I would hope that local & state authorities can access this data and prosecute these creeps.

    Wired / ThreatLevel: Rent-to-Own Laptops Secretly Photographed Users Having Sex, FTC Says

    In all, private data obtained through the spyware included user names and passwords for e-mail accounts, social media websites and financial institutions. Also snagged were Social Security numbers, medical records, private e-mails to doctors, bank and credit card statements and webcam pictures of children, partially undressed individuals, and intimate activities at home, the FTC said.
     
  2. Frank

    Frank Original Member

    This is a felony. Why is this in the FTC's court and not the FBI's? Hello! Mass cybercrime going on here!
     

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