Why the Hell Has a US Court Deemed Upskirt Photos Legal?

In disturbing news, the Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that it's totally legal to take upskirt photos on public transport. Provided that the victim is wearing underwear. Read More >>

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Google Glass Just Made Winking the Creepiest Way to Creepshot

Google has just announced a bunch of Glass updates, the most befuddling of which is Wink, a setting that lets you snap a picture simply by winking. Convenient? Perhaps. Especially if you're the kind of creep that likes to wink at strangers. Read More >>

Galaxy Gear, Creepshots, and the Gross Future

Samsung's brand new smartwatch—Galaxy Gear—is awkward, bulky, and probably unnecessary. But thanks to its perfectly placed discreet camera, it's a killer creepshot-snapping machine. Great.
We've talked about the creepshot problem in the context of Google Glass, which with its first-person perspective camera has its own set of privacy problems. That's why it's been summarily banned from strip clubs, movie theatres, and bars—exactly the types of places rife with incriminating creepshot (or outright illegal) potential. Read More >>

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Google Glass and the Golden Age of Creepshots

The early criticism of Google Glass—that it's for arseholes, that it will lead to a dystopian Panoptican nightmare—is mostly well-founded. But what everyone has glossed over in their opening salvos is, I think, the most immediate and obvious problem Google Glass will precipitate: Once these things stop being a rich-guy novelty and start actually hitting the streets, the rise in creepshots is going to be worse than any we've ever seen before. Read More >>

RIM's Got an Anti-Creepshot Patent for Suits

Innovation is alive and well at RIM, especially in the anti-creepshot vector. A new patent, issued to the company yesterday by the USPTO, would cut down on "inconspicuous" camera shots like the ones taken by corporate espionage enthusiasts and total pervs. Read More >>


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