FTC settles PC spying charges with rent-to-own computers Associated Press
The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that seven rent-to-own companies and a software design firm have agreed to settle charges that they spied on people using the computers that consumers rented from them.
According to the FTC, the computers captured screenshots of confidential and personal information, logged computer keystrokes and took webcam pictures of people in their homes. All of these things happened without the knowledge or consent of the people who rented the computers, the FTC said. http://news.yahoo.com/ftc-settles-pc-sp … nance.html Wow that's one item I would not rent