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    January 18th, 2005
    Are you aware that installing Flash on your computer allows Flash and other websites to use your webcam and turn on your microphone without your permission?

    This capability is installed by default. You have to go to the Global Privacy settings panel to turn this feature off.

    Sheesh. Reminds me of the book 1984 where the televisions listened to people and spied on them. Scary.

    I wonder if this is a "Homeland security" type application where whatever agency can tune-in and see what you're doing?

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    This is another reason for me to avoid Flash.

    Rick K.
    "Whether you think you can, or whether you think you can't...You're right!" -Henry Ford-

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    January 17th, 2005
    YIKES.. I better go get dressed!

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