Reddit is finally slamming the banhammer on porn posted without the permission of the people it depicts. This means no more leaked nude photos, no more revenge porn, and no more creepshots*. In an announcement, the Reddit team admitted that they'd "missed a chance to be a leader in social media when it comes to…
Today in disgusting, the Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that it's totally legal to take upskirt photos on public transit. Provided that the victim is wearing underwear.
Google announced a bunch of Glass updates today, 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.
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.
The early criticism of Google Glass—that it's for assholes, that it will lead to a dystopian Panopticon 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…
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.