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Do you put tape over the little camera on your laptop or tablet?

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I looked something up on my Mom's laptop today, and noticed there was a little piece of tape over the camera lens...When I asked why she said " Because hackers can just hack your camera and watch you get dressed, so can the government"


Granted, I don't know why the government or a hacker would want to spy on a senior citizen getting dressed...but she worries.



Do you?

by on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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xtwistedxlovex
by Platinum Member on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:45 PM
I took the piece off of my tablet because the auto-adjust backlight uses it as a sensor, but the laptop has been covered with electrical tape for a very long time.
MommyKarma
by Ruby Member on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:46 PM

I have been known to do it few times and keep it on for who knows how long but generally no lol.

My sisters did for the longest time because there was that whole thing about the schools watching the kids through the school laptops or something???!!

MommyKarma
by Ruby Member on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Haha me too.

Quoting Cymbeline:

Once or twice. I'm an odd individual. ;)


Anonymous
by Anonymous on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:46 PM
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My laptop is closed when I am not using it.  If someone wanted to hack me, most of the time they would see me with a WTF look while reading CM.

momager2two
by Bronze Member on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:46 PM
Mine doesnt have a webcam. But dhs does. His laptop is closed when its not being used so we dont.
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:46 PM

no but my shit is so locked down and my husband is an network admin that I dont worry about that.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:46 PM

 I do. I have a piece of foil from a cigarette pack over mine.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:47 PM
Yes I do. I also have one on my phone too.
Heisenberg
by on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:47 PM

LMAO, no

laranadtony
by Ruby Member on Oct. 12, 2013 at 3:47 PM
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Hmmmmmmmmm! I hope not. I am sitting here in a nightgown and no underwear, I am sure my girly bits show at times....

NOW I AM ALL PARANOID AND SHIT! THANKS!

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