A family New Zealand had a shock when they stayed a hotel in Ireland. There was a hidden camera in their hotel room. The camera was live-streaming their actions the Internet to the world. The father the family was an IT security consultant. He was an expert wifi networks. When he was his room, he scanned the wifi network the hotel. He noticed there was one device called "IP camera". This device did not belong to him or his wife, so he became suspicious. He was able to find the live-stream the camera the hotel's network. He said: "I could see the live-stream video myself looking at my phone. I had this horrible, sinking feeling that we were being watched."
The man finally found the camera hidden a smoke detector the ceiling his hotel room. He immediately contacted the company Airbnb to complain. He said Airbnb did not give him any advice what to do. He said Airbnb did not seem to think the hidden camera was a problem. Airbnb later said they had made a mistake and apologized to the man and his family. It said: "The safety and privacy our community is our priority. We strictly prohibit hidden cameras hotels." Hidden cameras hotel rooms are becoming a problem the world. Last year, two South Korean men were arrested secretly filming 1,600 guests "love hotels". These are where couples go a "romantic" time.