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The Government And Windows Vista Spying On You?


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#1 cowsgonemadd3

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Posted 22 July 2007 - 11:58 AM

Found this article, true or false?
http://www.abandonia.com/forum/index.php?s...=15364&st=0

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Posted 22 July 2007 - 01:01 PM

Wouldn't be surprised if it were true. Just increase my resolution that I don't want Vista right now. Also, abandonia is pretty cool for free dos games.
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Posted 22 July 2007 - 03:02 PM

An obscure person on an Internet bulletin board somewhere says his computer is being monitored by some Microsoft/Government conspiracy and we wonder if we should take it seriously?

If this begins to be reported by reputable websites I'll show some concern.


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Posted 22 July 2007 - 03:52 PM

Especially since the program reporting it is PeerGuardian, and it also looks to be a BETA version.

Edited by oldf@rt, 22 July 2007 - 03:52 PM.

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Posted 22 July 2007 - 04:06 PM

apparently they took it down. but it wouldnt surprise me if they were. Remember all the stink about WGA spying on when it came out.

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Posted 23 July 2007 - 09:56 AM

/starts looking at his computer sucpiciously waiting to see a little camera move

hmm... I knew I shouldn't have installled Vista Ultimate

anyways, the government is always trying to watch us, so this could be true, but proborably isn't.

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Posted 23 July 2007 - 02:07 PM

The don't need to watch us through our computers,

they are getting all the information they need by listening and watching us through our cell phones.

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Posted 23 July 2007 - 03:08 PM

Anyone remember Sony's little trick?
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Posted 23 July 2007 - 08:18 PM

Anyone remember Sony's little trick?
Mark

http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,123362-page,1/article.html

I don't blame em for trying that. Practically everyone nowadays downloads music for free. Still though, it's disturbing.
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Posted 23 July 2007 - 10:45 PM

I'd be glad to have the government and microsoft spy on me if they could at the very least assure me that it would be the biggest thing that I'd ever have to worry about in my life time. I've nothing to hide except my warped sense of humor and if they want to take me in for that, well hey, if they cloth me, feed me, provide shelter--I'm good to go!! :thumbsup:
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 08:37 AM

I've nothing to hide except my warped sense of humor and if they want to take me in for that, well hey, if they cloth me, feed me, provide shelter--I'm good to go!! :thumbsup:


Oh, geez -

if they are spying on people with a warped sense of humor,

I'm in big trouble!

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Posted 24 July 2007 - 09:32 AM

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 12:38 AM

:thumbsup: GUYS I THINK WE ARE ALL 3 IN REALLY BIG,BIG TROUBLE

John I'm pretty sure you're as warped as I am, and as for you TG--I'm sure of it!! :flowers:
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Posted 27 July 2007 - 11:43 PM

Sorry folks , they don't need vista to spy on you
http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2007/07/f...atriot-act.html
http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2007/05/r...der_monday.html
http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2006/05/70914

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Posted 28 July 2007 - 06:17 AM

Uh oh. My humor is warped too.Posted Image

Edited by Master5270, 28 July 2007 - 06:20 AM.





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