Artist was not the Apple of their eye

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The Independent Online

A New York artist who hijacked computers in an Apple Store to take photographs of unwitting customers could face up to 20 years in prison after Secret Service agents were called in.

Kyle MacDonald, 25, was researching how people interact with technology and installed software on about 100 Apple store computers that would take a photo every minute. But when MacDonald, pictured, arranged a guerrilla showing of the shots on computers in one of its stores, Apple took exception.

On Thursday morning he was woken by Secret Service agents who confis-cated two computers and flash drives. He was told his project violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. MacDonald only faces prison if Apple decide to press charges.