09 Jul '11, 4am

You might think twice before picking up an #iPad 2 in an #Apple store next time

You might think twice before picking up an #iPad 2 in an #Apple store next time

You might want to think twice before you pick up any Apple gadgets in an Apple store and start playing with them. Your photograph might be taken without your knowledge and uploaded to the internet. STOMPer Appleized writes: "You might want to think twice before you pick up any Apple gadgets in an Apple store and start playing with them. "25-year old artist Kyle MacDonald conducted a personal project where he installed rogue software on roughly 100 Apple store computers to take a photograph every minute. "Subsequently, if there was a face detected in any of the photographs, they would be uploaded to MacDonald's server. The artist then selected some of the photographs to publish on his tumblr account. "McDonald thought that Apple would not think his program was a big deal, until four Secret Service men in suits woke him up on Thursday morning with a search warrant for comput...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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