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Comment: Re:Ethics (Score 1) 321

by graphius (#48342677) Attached to: Website Peeps Into 73,000 Unsecured Security Cameras Via Default Passwords

During an amber alert, the more important goal is to find the missing child. It is a weighing of ethics.
Do you go around testing doors to see if any are unlocked? You may get into trouble.
And the site in question is not being visited to notify owners their security is poor, it is much more voyeuristic than that...

Comment: Re:Ethics (Score 1) 321

by graphius (#48341297) Attached to: Website Peeps Into 73,000 Unsecured Security Cameras Via Default Passwords
Wrong, it is not necessarily legal and legitimate to enter a public or commercial building unless you have permission of the owner. A couple of examples, is it legal to enter your white house? Tours are on specific areas only. if you hop the roped off areas you will get in trouble. A store owner can ask you to leave their premises for any reason (they usually won't because they want you to spend money, but the law is on the store owners side) For this case of the cameras it is a bit more complicated because, in essence the owners are publicly broadcasting. I agree that the best thing to do is not to watch. Interesting that the site is hosted in Russia. I think it would be shut down in most western countries. However IANAL

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