Nude webcam photos

11-Nov-2017 23:34

K.'s surveillance agency, with the help of the NSA, has a bulk collection program of Yahoo webcam images. In six months during 2008, the agency collected images from 1.8 million users. Oh, and they experimented with allowing agents to search by facial recognition.According to their report based on documents from (who else? Here's the The documents also show that GCHQ trialled automatic searches based on facial recognition technology, for people resembling existing GCHQ targets: "[I]f you search for similar IDs to your target, you will be able to request automatic comparison of the face in the similar IDs to those in your target's ID." explains, were only allowed to see metadata results from a bulk search.One document described their shock at just how much of the traffic was naughty — between 3 and 11 percent of the images they collected: "Unfortunately …it would appear that a surprising number of people use webcam conversations to show intimate parts of their body to the other person. The GCHQ's program relied on NSA research and systems to target and filter the webcam feeds. citizens from its database, apparently because it doesn't have the means to do so.Also, the fact that the Yahoo software allows more than one person to view a webcam stream without necessarily sending a reciprocal stream means that it appears sometimes to be used for broadcasting pornography." The agency tried out some porn detectors to try and automatically filter the images, but that didn't work very well. just banned images that didn't appear to show faces from their database.Because those detectors blocked images showing a certain percentage of human flesh, it sometimes had trouble distinguishing between, say, a person showing off their bits and the face of someone sitting close to their computer.

"We are committed to preserving our users' trust and security and continue our efforts to expand encryption across all of our services."GCHQ declined to comment on the claims.

collected Yahoo-webcam exchanges as they were sent. The term of art is that the data was “unselected.” The problem as the spies saw it was that they had too much data—they dealt with this not by narrowing their scope but, instead, by taking every fifth frame.