FW: Wireless Camera War Driving...

Tom tomwhore@slack.net
Mon, 15 Apr 2002 23:21:00 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Ian Andrew Bell wrote:

--]Thousands of people who have installed a popular wireless video camera,
--]intending to increase the security of their homes and offices, have instead
--]unknowingly opened a window on their activities to anyone equipped with a
--]cheap receiver.

Not to mention the years old Scannerz fun of finding someone in your
nieghborhood with wireless audio stuff and snooping in.

Short Tale Time. Back when I lived in the crowded bustle of NYC, this was
when I had a place  on 22nd between 8th and 9th, I was routinely
able to listen to tons, and I do mean tons, of folks on wireless phones as
well as the occasioal "Radio Nanny" broadcasts. 

There was sort of a pervese joy in being lulled to sleep by some unkown

Even when cordless phones went up to the 800 band from the way way open 40
section it was still a bounty of calls to be heard. 

Here in Portland though the denisty is not so good for the constant soap
opera like sounds I was able to scanpan in NewYorkShitty. Still, I
occasionaly hunt around with my old scannerz. It still amazes me its