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October 13, 2012, 02:20:13 AM
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This is what jumped out at me:

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“Remote burglars” could use these three-dimensional models to “study the environment carefully and steal virtual objects [visible to the camera] … such as as financial documents [or] information on computer monitors,” the researchers reported.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/oct/2/new-software-uses-smartphone-camera-spying/
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October 13, 2012, 03:16:31 AM
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This problem was already solved like way back in the 1960's or maybe even 1920's or 1940's or somesuch.

Its called a "lens cap". Google it. Use it. Duh.

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EDIT: Actually maybe back in the 1800's or earlier fergoshsakes. Telescopes use them. Galileo might have invented them even, though I suspect Leeuwenhoak's waterdrop microscope maybe didn't have one.


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October 13, 2012, 04:10:29 AM
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But if your a redneck or a broke college student needing a 1.5BTC loan for some business venture because you're broke, there's always the following:

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October 13, 2012, 05:18:33 AM
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But if your a redneck or a broke college student needing a 1.5BTC loan for some business venture because you're broke, there's always the following:



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