Reply to post: Re: Does Yahoo really go around taking screenshots of peoples desktops?

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Re: Does Yahoo really go around taking screenshots of peoples desktops?

They may all do similar scans... but then exploiting any found vulnerabilities to take screenshots is most definitely of questionable legality in more than one country around the world. Given that any laws would have been broken in the country where the computer is hosted - not from whatever country the scanning was done - it is glib and crass to state with any authority that no laws have been broken unless the legal position has been checked for each country that the vulnerable systems live. As he can't even recognise some of the languages on his screenshots, I think I can authoritatively state he didn't do that...

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