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Old 08-17-2013, 07:26 AM   #1
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Default Webcam streams get saved to computer?

Friend came round, went on my computer. Went out the room for ten mins, come back and he's on one of those webcam chat sites, like Chat Roulette/Omegle etc.

He wasn't doing anything, just flicking through, but I caught a glimpse at the other people's webcam streams and I wasn't impressed and don't want that associated with my computer.

So my question, do these computers save anything to your computer when they're streamed? Or won't anything from those sites be on my computer at all?
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Old 08-17-2013, 08:27 AM   #2
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Default Re: Webcam streams get saved to computer?

Maybe a session cookie.
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Old 08-17-2013, 08:23 PM   #3
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I'm on a Mac...

So webcam streams do get stored on your HDD? :/

Ah poop. That's the last time I let a friend use my computer.
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The streams themselves, no. If you go through a commercial hub to get them, maybe just a cookie. Not the video data itself. Not unless you record them.
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