But Washington state’s public disclosure laws allow requests that are both anonymous and massively broad.
The activist’s request encompassed over 360 terabytes of data: 1.6 million recordings stretching back six years.
On September 22, 2014, an anonymous activist nearly brought down the Seattle Police Department.
By typing a few lines on his keyboard, the hacker threatened to disrupt policing, derail a technology upgrade, annoy the federal government, and send costs spiraling.
One of the most well-known cases of webcam hacking revolves around Miss Teen USA winner Cassidy Wolf, who was tormented by an online stalker who captured nude images of her in her home using her webcam.
According to police, the hacker sent the photos to the woman through Facebook.“We obviously had no idea it was taking place in the moment, but retroactively it was like a really, really deeply creepy feeling. I mean it does feel like there’s someone just in your home with you,” Chelsea Clark told Newstalk1010.It sits high above a secluded and private cove where humans do not disturb.Four hack compartments are constructed atop a 20-foot tower.The activist, known only by his email handle, [email protected], had made a simple demand.He wanted every video ever captured by Seattle police car dashboard cameras, as well as all the videos from a new body camera pilot project.