CEO of stalkerware company arrested


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Apparently, the government hates competition…


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#4

It’s a trap!


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I imagine the software was abused, but am I the only one who feels uncomfortable when the start arresting people for selling software? That’s a pretty damn slippery slope…


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Well, and also by companies that don’t trust their employees with company phones. Which is another shitty usage, but not actually illegal, is it? Since it’s company property?


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“[A state is] any human community that claims the monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory
–Max Weber


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He should have required all purchasers to sign an NDA as a condition of use.


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How it will probably go down:

Federal Attorney: This is very serious charges, my friend. You could get twenty years. But I have a deal. Work for the NSA & all charges will be dropped.

Hammad Akbar,: OK


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This seems like “the government” is trying to appear Tough On Surreptitious Interception by arresting small-potatoes, effectively distracting the public from their own abuse of spyware.


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Doesn’t it have to be WASPy? I mean to say, Akbar, c’mon chaps.


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