The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) found that the F.B.I. has been collaborating with Best Buy's Geek Squad to catch people with child pornography on their computers. Is this violation of privacy valid if it could possibly keep child predators off the streets? Many would say yes, but what else have they been monitoring on your computer?!?
We've received documents that confirm:— EFF (@EFF) March 6, 2018
- Best Buy gave the FBI a tour of their repair facility
- The FBI paid Geek Squad employees as informants
- FBI agents have a process for investigating & prosecuting people who sent their devices to the Geek Squadhttps://t.co/FI9aTlmvs6
Turns out that Geek Squad has been in the FBI's pocket for a decade https://t.co/oPv1dtLro3— deray (@deray) March 7, 2018
BREAKING REPORT: FBI paid Geek Squad employees to be informants, according to newly released documents by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The agency's relationship with staff in the Best Buy repair unit goes back at least a decade. Read Docs here: https://t.co/t2dd6aCDrI pic.twitter.com/yUsQdvy7sM— The Anon Journal (@TheAnonJournal) March 7, 2018