At a giant Best Buy repair shop in Brooks, Ky., Geek Squad technicians work on computers owned by people across the country, delving into them to retrieve lost data. Over several years, a handful of those workers have notified the FBI when they see signs of child pornography, earning payments from the agency. Read full article at Washington Post
NOTE - In this case, the alleged files weree in "unallocated space" - they had been deleted. The tech had to intentionlly scan for dleted files and would not have been able to see or recover them without special tools.
Recent cyber attacks against private companies such as Sony, Target and Home Depot have legislators proposing new cyber security legislation that would open the door to more government surveillance and less individual privacy while doing little to address cyber threats.
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