Flickr Feed Outs Computer Klepto

Ah, the beauty of social media....new use?--to catch a thief! Several computers were stolen from Canadian company Workspace, which offers a sweet, shared work environment for independent types in downtown Vancouver. Little-known to the klepto, one of the Macs he stole had the Flickrbooth application installed which automatically uploads PhotoBooth pics to the associated user's Flickr account. So every time little boy genius snaps a lovely tatooed pic of himself, all the world can see! Its not absolutely certain yet that this is in fact the thief, but the pics began to appear in the feed after the Mac went missing...so suspicious, yes? I just wonder how long before our little friend discovers he's the talk of the blogosphere...and how long before the Canadian police can nab him....but then we wouldn't have these sweet pics.

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