webcams

crime

Child Abusers Ran Fake Chat Sites to Trick Kids

Abusers would coerce victims with webcam footage of other children, or "loops."
Joseph Cox
3.13.17
nasa

The Seven Best Webcams to Watch to Get Rid of Election Jitters

We’ve got puppies and kittens aplenty; we’ve got space views and sun flares galore.
Becky Ferreira
11.8.16
News

To Remind of Surveillance, Artists Stream Web Cams from Around the World

From picturesque landscapes to busy city squares, surveillance is everywhere.
Joseph Cox
1.6.16
Sex

​The Man Who Got 'Addicted' to Hacking Webcams

He watched people "basically engaging in cybersex," say the UK's National Crime Agency.
Joseph Cox
10.8.15
Internet

This Website Streams Camera Footage from Users Who Didn't Change Their Password

It claims it's all in the name of raising awareness of poor security.
Joseph Cox
10.31.14
Denmark

Zoos of the Future Won't Have Cages

A proposed zoo in Denmark is the latest of several projects designed to protect animals from nasty, gawking humans.
Becky Ferreira
8.5.14
Owls

Why the “Zoos of the Future” Will Probably Be Webcams Scattered Around the World

“Adoyeuristic”? Portmanteaus aside, you’re going to want to spy on these owls.
Becky Ferreira
7.5.14
Motherboard Blog

Panda Cam May Go Dark Tomorrow, So Watch These Animal Cams Instead

What will the internet do?
Lex Berko
9.30.13
Motherboard Blog

Rent-to-Own Laptops Recorded Keystrokes, Filmed Sex Acts

Renting things is always a bit of a gamble. What if you rent a car and the previous renter left an ounce of weed in the glovebox? That's not going to go over too well when you're reaching for the registration at a routine traffic stop. And how about a...
Adam Estes
9.26.12
Motherboard Blog

Egypt Banned Porn, But How Much of the Internet Is That?

The recent web pornography ban in Egypt has raised questions about the evils of censorship (and porn) and the changing tide of popular attitude of Egyptians. It perhaps reflects the emerging influence of more conservative Muslim elements in government...
Ana Tiwathia
4.4.12