Geek Squad staff 'paid by FBI' to flag illegal imagery

Geek Squad staff 'paid by FBI' to flag illegal imagery
 

Best Buy's computer repair workers have been aiding the FBI for at least 10 years, new documents suggest.
They indicate that several of the US company's Geek Squad staff were paid for reporting child abuse imagery.
The rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation said that the relationship "circumvents computer owners' Fourth Amendment rights" to privacy.
The FBI did not respond to questions about its relationship with other repair companies, according to the EFF.
The EFF began a Freedom of Information Act legal action to obtain the documents last year, after a doctor was... read more

 
7 March 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 29
Source: BBC
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