Cyber camming

Raj Kumar, Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce representative and Anti-Video Piracy Committee chairman, says, “The offer to youngsters is that they would get 10 US dollars into their bank accounts, if they videographed and sent it on the first day of release of the film.

Along with the photos, data on your location is displayed in the intercept so you can be easily tracked.

All this happens without any awareness by the phone user -- the screen can either be turned off or on, it does not matter.

In the meeting held on Monday, it was felt that sites providing pirated Indian movies should be targeted and defeated.

“In the meeting, the ISPs too were asked to designate a nodal officer who can keep a watch over websites which upload such data onto their websites and bring them down,” a cybercrime police officer said.

The State already has its own Intellectual Property Crimes Unit (IPCU) who have been successful in curbing piracy in some cases, local officials have complained that too little is being done to control huge losses faced by the industry.

Earlier this year, although individuals involved in the piracy of the spectacular movie by cybercrime officials, the nitty-gritties still seem to escape Indian anti-piracy forces. Stephen Bryen, Chairman & CTO Ziklag Systems Spying through smartphone cameras, computer webcams, laptops and tablets is widespread and governments have been checking people out for years.Between 20, GCHQ, Britain's NSA, ran a program called Optic Nerve that scanned live webcam chats on Yahoo (and probably other chat services).For such work, particularly young students with decent mobile phones are targeted.There is no dearth of such candidates in India which now has more than a billion phone users.This sort of special intelligence cooperation is a regular occurrence under the "Five Eyes" program. Obviously, when used correctly and legally, this is an important counter-terrorism tool. government still has, new legislation notwithstanding, is how to assure the proper handling of extremely personal information that is completely unrelated to any counter terrorism or criminal activity.

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