[talk] Fine I put tape over my webcam but now what

Chris Snyder chsnyder at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 00:17:59 EDT 2016

On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 6:48 PM, Pete Wright <pete at nomadlogic.org> wrote:
> On 11/3/16 3:26 PM, Mark Saad wrote:
>> Ok
>>   So here is a good read from the land of tinfoil hats and hacking  air
>> gapped openbsd laptops via sound.
>> http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/11/how-to-block-the-
>> ultrasonic-signals-you-didnt-know-were-tracking-you/
>> So the tldr parts , ad tracking via ultrasound beacons . Imagine you
>> install the wallmart app to get the 25% off coupon but it's tracking you
>> via ultrasound beacons.
>> Interesting non the less .
> yea pretty terrifying that adtech has succeded in normalizing the idea
> that to use the internet is to consent to living a surveillance state. the
> worst part - imho - is the fact that most of people who i've worked with in
> this industry a) don't realize they are creating a surveillance state or b)
> think it's a good thing.
Just had the interesting-to-me thought that audio tracking works over voice
and videoconferencing links, no "internet" necessary.

If stray dogs start taking an uncommon interest in you, turn off your phone.
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