Unsecured Webcams Used As An Artistic Medium

Unsecured Webcams Used As An Artistic Medium

An artist has created an entire project around peeking into the lives of oblivious strangers

Jiwon Kim
  • 28 july 2016

Recently, a picture of Mark Zuckerberg set off dialogue surrounding privacy and internet security. His laptop’s camera was taped over, fueling concerns over internet surveillance. Artist Nye Thompson conveys these fears through her exhibit called Backdoored, which is comprised of pictures from unsecured webcams around the world.

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