NormanSI gave her time to steal my mind awayPremium,MVMReviews:
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|reply to Mr Matt |
Re: Creepy. Scary. Ugly.
said by Mr Matt:I expect that any Internet connected device with a camera, integrated, or add-on, could be co-opted by a third party. It was with considerable trepidation that I added a web-cam to my desktop. What if the Logitech software phones home and permits some remote operator to access the camera?
Why does everyone think this technology requires a DVR to function. This snoop-ware can be incorporated in any Set Top Box.
Such devices must be fully and unequivocally under the control of the end user.
~Oh Lord, why have you come
~To Konnyu, with the Lion and the Drum
I'm probably a little paranoid, but I physically disconnect my webcam when I'm not using it, and I also turn my microphone off (it's a stage mic with a USB powered pre-amp that I built myself).