爱彼迎又曝偷拍丑闻,摄像头正对床位!住民宿如何防偷窥,这份攻略收好!

摘要: 小心了!


小心了!爱彼迎(Airbnb)上的民宿再次被曝装有摄像头。


据美媒报道,日前,一对美国夫妇通过“爱彼迎”租住了佛罗里达州的一处民宿,结果却发现,房间内偷偷安装了摄像头。


因为超级飓风“艾尔玛”袭击佛罗里达州,德瑞克·斯塔恩斯(Derek Starnes)和妻子撤离在杰克逊维尔的家,并通过爱彼迎租了间房子,没想到却发现卧室的烟雾探测器里藏了针孔摄像头。


斯塔恩斯对美国广播公司表示:


He noticed a small black hole in the master bedrooms smoke detector. He took the device down and realized that the hole was actually a camera lens pointing right at the bed, and feeding video onto an SD card hidden inside.
他在主卧的烟雾探测器上发现了一个黑色小洞。他将探测器取下来,发现这个小洞其实是一个正对着床的摄像头,能将拍摄下的视频存储在内置的记忆卡中。


斯塔恩斯随即报警。警方负责人鲍勃·布尔克(Bob Bourque)称,已经查封了“计算机存储设备、硬盘、电脑、笔记本电脑记忆卡等所有能存储数据的东西(computer storage data devices, hard drives, computers, laptops SD cards anything that would store data)”。


The condos owner, Wayne Natt, has been an Airbnb host for two years, and has more than 40 renter reviews. He has since been arrested and charged with video voyeurism.
房东韦恩·纳特在爱彼迎上出租房子已有两年,拥有40多条租客评价。他已经因视频偷窥癖的指控被警方逮捕。


voyeurism [vwɑ:j?:riz?m]:窥淫癖


The suspect maintained that everyone recorded in his home was filmed consensually. When pressed for why Natt would conceal the camera in a smoke alarm if the filming was consensual, Lt. Bourque reported that Natt responded that hiding it in the ceiling “gave him a better angle.”
纳特坚称,他在家中拍摄的所有对象都是知情自愿的。当被问到既然是在双方都同意的情况下进行拍摄,纳特为什么要将摄像头隐藏在烟雾警报器中时,布尔克警长表示,纳特称将摄像头藏在天花板上“拍摄角度更好”。


consensual [k?nsen?u?l]:法律上指双方自愿同意的


针对该事件,爱彼迎发表声明称对房东纳特的行为感到“愤怒”,并将把他永久踢出网站。


“We are outraged at the reports of what happened; as soon as we were made aware, we permanently banned this individual from our community and fully supported the affected guests. Our team has reached out to local law enforcement to aid them with their investigation of this egregious offense and we hope justice is served. We take privacy issues extremely seriously and have a zero-tolerance policy against this behavior.”
“我们对报道的有关事件感到愤怒;我们在发现此事后立刻永久禁止此人成为爱彼迎用户并完全支持受害租客。我们的团队已经和当地执法部门接触,协助官方调查这一令人震惊的罪行。我们希望正义得到伸张。我们非常重视隐私问题,对这种行为采取零容忍政策。”


egregious [?gri?d??s] :极端恶劣的;令人震惊的


事实上,这已经不是爱彼迎第一次爆出类似丑闻。


早在2015年就有外国媒体报道称,一名德国女子声称,她在通过爱彼迎预订的民宿中发现了隐藏摄像头。



而这样的事件国内也出现过。


一名网友在某社交平台上发帖称,今年2月1日,自己与男友在爱彼迎上预订了高雄的一间民宿,并于2月2日晚正式入住。入住当晚,她发现民宿卫生间和卧室的烟雾探测器里藏有针孔摄像头。随后该网友离开民宿并报警,高雄当地警方介入调查。


虽然爱彼迎也曾更新过相关管理细则,明文规定房东必须完全关闭所有监控设备,如有必须要安装监控的地方,应确保租户对此知情,但这些条文似乎并没能遏制住偷拍乱象。


如何防范偷窥摄像头?



原本开开心心订了一间物美价廉的民宿,准备和伴侣好好享受假期生活,结果却发现房间里安装了摄像头,自己的一举一动都被人偷!窥!了!这样的经历实在令人沮丧和恼火。


那么为了防范此类事件,租客们究竟可以做些什么?除了用肉眼仔细检查屋内的每个角落,我们总结了几种更有效的方法:


? 寻找镜面反光


工具:手电筒、激光棒、空心卷筒


A simple way to spot most types of cameras is to look for the lens reflection. This requires turning off the lights and slowly scanning the room with a flashlight, or laser pointer, looking for bright reflections. It works even better if you’re looking through something like an empty roll of toilet paper because it narrows your focus.
对于多数类型的摄像头来说,要想找到它们,一种简单的办法就是寻找镜面反光。你需要关掉灯,用手电筒或激光棒慢慢扫视房间,寻找反光的地方。如果能利用一个卫生纸空心卷筒之类的东西来观察就更好了,因为这样会缩小你的焦点。



利用专业设备


工具:摄像头探测器、射频检测器


There are gadgets on the market that are geared specifically toward lens detection, like the BrickHouse Security Mini Hidden Camera Detector. It uses flashing red LEDs for better detection.
市面上有一些专门检测镜头的小玩意儿,比如BrickHouse的安全迷你隐藏摄像头探测器。它通过闪烁的红色LED灯管更好地检测。



In addition to lens detection, you can also get an RF detector. This can pick up wireless cameras within 10 feet or so. Some of the expensive ones have screens to show you what the camera is seeing. Unfortunately, RF detectors aren’t great for wired or record-only cameras.
除了镜头探测器,你还可以购买一个射频检测器。该设备可以检测到约3米内的无线摄像头。有些高价的射频检测器带有屏幕,可以显示出摄像头里看到的内容。不过射频检测器对有线摄像头或只有录像功能的摄像头是无效的。


查看连接无线网的设备


工具:无线网络用户查看软件


If you can connect to the rental’s wireless network, a free program like Wireless Network Watcher shows what gadgets are connected. You might be able to spot connected cameras. Just be aware that the owner might have put the cameras on a second network, or they could be wired or record-only types.
如果你能够连上出租屋的无线网,可以通过“无线网络用户查看软件”之类的免费程序查看使用该网络的设备。你可能会发现连网的摄像头。要注意,房东可能将摄像头连到其他网络上,或者摄像头是有线或只有录像功能的。


编辑:董静 许雅宁

英文来源:Mashable、Fox News


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