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lglethal Silver badge

Banjo's action - illegal?

I'm just curious if Banjo's actions are actually legal or would constitute fraud.

If I've understood it correctly, they've offered a program (through Pink Unicorn Labs) that then collects the logins and gives them to Banjo in order to allow Banjo to scan all of their social media details, locations, etc.

How is that different to a locksmith making a copy of a key he's been legally given to duplicate and then handing an extra duplicate to an acquaintance to break in and rummage through all of the victims stuff?

I'm personally not seeing a lot of difference here, except that it happened on a computer, so the police probably wont be interested...

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