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Computer Tapping

http://thisis50.com/profiles/blogs/invasion-of-privacy-us-1

ruh roh.

Pointless. You could easily just have another computer not connected to store all the shit on.

wow.
another reason to hate the government.
It’s like they aren’t even trying…

They spelled material wrong in the title.

[quote]hardgnr wrote:
Pointless. You could easily just have another computer not connected to store all the shit on.

[/quote]

x2 too easy to avoid

Odd. When I clicked the link, the page came up, but a moment later a VirusDoctor page came up, did a “scan” of my computer, determined I’m infected, and recommended I click the “Repair All” button.

Any geeks out there know what this really is?

[quote]Iron Dwarf wrote:
Odd. When I clicked the link, the page came up, but a moment later a VirusDoctor page came up, did a “scan” of my computer, determined I’m infected, and recommended I click the “Repair All” button.

Any geeks out there know what this really is?
[/quote]

I think it’s spyware or something.

As for the video - I don’t have my headphones handy, but does it mention how they can distinguish “stolen” music from music bought legally and uploaded onto the computer?

Just encrypt the files on your computer. Not difficult.

[quote]Iron Dwarf wrote:
Odd. When I clicked the link, the page came up, but a moment later a VirusDoctor page came up, did a “scan” of my computer, determined I’m infected, and recommended I click the “Repair All” button.

Any geeks out there know what this really is?
[/quote]

its a popup, trying to get you to download random ass software, there’s a 82.54% chance that its not really scanning your computer, and by clicking “repair all” you’re allowing access to install some spyware on your computer

ALSO:

http://current.com/items/89921622/obama_passing_new_law_to_allow_searching_of_pc_s_laptops_and_media_devices.htm

[quote]Defekt wrote:
Iron Dwarf wrote:
Odd. When I clicked the link, the page came up, but a moment later a VirusDoctor page came up, did a “scan” of my computer, determined I’m infected, and recommended I click the “Repair All” button.

Any geeks out there know what this really is?

its a popup, trying to get you to download random ass software, there’s a 82.54% chance that its not really scanning your computer, and by clicking “repair all” you’re allowing access to install some spyware on your computer[/quote]

Thanks Defekt!

Sorry for calling you a geek.

Haha, nice dreams.