Linked by David Adams on Wed 30th Mar 2011 16:02 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Hearkening back to the Sony Rootkit brouhaha from a few years ago, a security researcher is claiming in a Network World article that he detected factory-installed keyloggers in two brand new Samsung Laptops. Samsung has made no official response, but a tech support supervisor contacted by the author said that the keystroke logging software was installed by Samsung to "monitor the performance of the machine and to find out how it is being used."
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RE[3]: Comment by neticspace
by WereCatf on Thu 31st Mar 2011 10:19 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by neticspace"
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You need your RRS (Residence Registration Number) from shopping in online retail websites to posting in major websites like Naver, Daum, or Nate. They can search from your button. Cyworld (Korean response to Facebook) lets you expose your cellphone number and address without any restriction.

Those are all online activities. They don't record your offline activities. I don't understand what you don't understand.

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RE[4]: Comment by neticspace
by neticspace on Thu 31st Mar 2011 10:38 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by neticspace"
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The South Korean government does online surveillance worse than China. And they do record your offline activities through online according to this law. To make this short, the boundaries between online and offline activities are no longer matter through the legal lenses.

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