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Camera Company That Let Hackers Spy On Naked Customers

Facebook and Google ). But what if the company that sold you that camera designed it so poorly that anyone with just a modicum of technical savvy could break into it and watch along with you?

The FTC is steadily hacking the law to make itself the country's de facto privacy regulator. Beyond embarrassment for the company (and its exposed customers) nothing seemed to come of the terrible security mistake.

But consumer privacy and security must remain a priority as companies develop more devices that connect to the Internet, said FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez in a press release. "There are many other camera manufacturers that exhibit the same problem.". In this case, it's using its right to punish a company for being "unfair" to consumers. "This is the agencys first action against a marketer of an everyday product with interconnectivity to the Internet and other mobile devices commonly referred to as the 'Internet of Things says the FTC in a press release.