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Is it possible for the NSA to Spy through the Xbox Kinect ?
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Default Is it possible for the NSA to Spy through the Xbox Kinect ? - 07-17-2013, 09:07 | posts: 21,365 | Location: Guru3D testlab

Okay here's a new theory. Would it be possible for the NSA to Spy through the Xbox Kinect ? SoÂ*not unlike Kinect, Skype had assured its users that "wiretaps were technically impossible" ...

Is it possible for the NSA to Spy through the Xbox Kinect ?
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 09:35 | posts: 11,305 | Location: Finland

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Is it possible for the NSA to Spy through the Xbox Kinect ?
Nope as I dont have one.


I read few days ago that MS was talking with NSA about this spying stuff so they could tell people what actually is possible to do. Stuff like direct access to email and so which I think MS said that NSA did not have. Would be nice to clear things up.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 09:42 | posts: 6,440 | Location: Chilling

Here's the answer: Who gives a f!ck?

It's tons easier to spy on you through your friggin cell phone. There is almost not a single thing that the government can do through Kinect that it can't to better through a cell phone, and legally.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 09:47 | posts: 5,608 | Location: Switzerland

Can NSA do it ? Well, any police have the right to hack a webcam if a judge accept it. so yes should be possible. Do they do it ? i dont think so...
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 10:07 | posts: 1,114 | Location: Czech Republic

Yes, it's possible. So no masturbating guys at front of kinect!
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 10:09 | posts: 24,260 | Location: NZ

Hilbert you sound a bit worried...

Funny, all these years I never pictured you as a console gamer.....I mean you do all the game reviews for PC so yeah....
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 10:15 | posts: 245 | Location: Oslo

Personally I don't care. If they want to spy on me through kinnect while in my Mankini, let them.

Nothing to hide here. /hides explosives
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 10:15 | posts: 6,440 | Location: Chilling

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Yes, it's possible. So no masturbating guys at front of kinect!
Are you kidding me? If they're watching me through the Kinect, they damn well better suffer through that.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 10:25 | posts: 2,287 | Location: Ireland

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Can NSA do it ? Well, any police have the right to hack a webcam if a judge accept it. so yes should be possible. Do they do it ? i dont think so...
No they do not, police have as much power as WE grant them. Understand that they are meant to protect you, not serve corporate policy as they do now. NOBODY has the "right" to spy on you. If they spy on you they are collecting evidence AGAINST you, to use to enforce statute rules on you. Do not accept them spying on you to "protect and keep you safe" That is complete bull****. They only protect the state now.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 10:56 | posts: 7,512 | Location: GTA, Canada

I would be shocked if the Xbone isn't used for government spying.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 11:08 | posts: 207 | Location: Dublin

The question is.Is it possible to be safe while being online and using a cell?The simple answer is: NO. Democracy is an illusion. You have the freedom once the big brother can listen and read whatever you say or write. Snowden didn't say anything that should be news to us - computer aficionados. The only thing he changed is that now even uninformed people know that our lives are being spied on..
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 11:15 | posts: 1,306 | Location: Mars

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Are you kidding me? If they're watching me through the Kinect, they damn well better suffer through that.
Oh ****, this just made my day! I loled so hard with this one!!!
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 14:12 | posts: 10,442 | Location: Toledo Ohio

Don't watch porn on your xbox then.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 14:46 | posts: 1,346 | Location: Portugal

It could be used to spy, i wouldnīt be surprise, and no way iīm going to let that piece of crap enter my house.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 15:10 | posts: 69 | Location: USA

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Don't watch porn on your xbox then.
I believe its one of our GOD given rights... I think it was on the third tablet that Moses accidentally dropped on his way down from Mt. Sinai.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 15:56 | posts: 6,440 | Location: Chilling

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It could be used to spy, i wouldnīt be surprise, and no way iīm going to let that piece of crap enter my house.
You do realize that your cell phone is used to spy on you a 1000x more effectively.

Exactly who is the target audience for spying through the Kinect2? I don't recall Bin Laden having an Xbox Live account (or any internet for that matter, it's what gave him away ironically). ****ing nerd fantasies that the government wants to spy on them playing Gears of War 263 or crying through Titanic (you know you did).
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 16:12 | posts: 1,749 | Location: BBQ Capital of the World

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Don't watch porn on your xbox then.
don't breathe then.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 16:31 | posts: 1,346 | Location: Portugal

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You do realize that your cell phone is used to spy on you a 1000x more effectively.

Exactly who is the target audience for spying through the Kinect2? I don't recall Bin Laden having an Xbox Live account (or any internet for that matter, it's what gave him away ironically). ****ing nerd fantasies that the government wants to spy on them playing Gears of War 263 or crying through Titanic (you know you did).
The difference is that iīm willing to take a risk with a cellphone, not with the xbox one. Nowadays you canīt have total privacy but you can put aside what isnīt necessary or convenient. Plus, if they try to spy on me, the freaking kinect presents more monitoring capabilities than a cellphone.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 17:01 | posts: 3,467 | Location: UK

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The difference is that iīm willing to take a risk with a cellphone, not with the xbox one. Nowadays you canīt have total privacy but you can put aside what isnīt necessary or convenient. Plus, if they try to spy on me, the freaking kinect presents more monitoring capabilities than a cellphone.
This is very true. But the question is, why would they even bother? It's not like a government agency is going to start tapping your phone, or using the Kinect to spy on you, unless you gave them reason to do so in the first place.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 17:11 | posts: 4,857 | Location: Spain

talking about spies ........
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 17:17 | posts: 1,667 | Location: Pennsylvania

Anything is possible if you are the NSA.

Will users be able to trust MS's statements to consumers about this?


As far as the xbone and Kinect 2.0 I am staying far away from that as humanly possible.
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 17:37 | posts: 5,608 | Location: Switzerland

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No they do not, police have as much power as WE grant them. Understand that they are meant to protect you, not serve corporate policy as they do now. NOBODY has the "right" to spy on you. If they spy on you they are collecting evidence AGAINST you, to use to enforce statute rules on you. Do not accept them spying on you to "protect and keep you safe" That is complete bull****. They only protect the state now.
Do i say im right with that ?
   
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Here's the answer: Who gives a f!ck?

It's tons easier to spy on you through your friggin cell phone. There is almost not a single thing that the government can do through Kinect that it can't to better through a cell phone, and legally.
Legally, cell phone communications generally fall under the same privacy laws as landlines.
   
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I believe its one of our GOD given rights... I think it was on the third tablet that Moses accidentally dropped on his way down from Mt. Sinai.
If only he had carried them using both hands....
   
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Default 07-17-2013, 19:34 | posts: 4,384 | Location: Recife, Brazil

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Yes, it's possible. So no masturbating guys at front of kinect!
I rather fap furiously while making direct eye contant with kinect.
   
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