Opinion

RIM Targets Thieves, Paparazzi and Stalkers with New Camera-Security Tech

The USPTO this week granted BlackBerry-maker RIM a patent for a new technology that could make it harder for corporate thieves, paparazzi, stalkers and other creeps to take inconspicuous pictures of sensitive information, objects and people.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed CIO.com writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.