You're not paranoid to cover your webcam. But the cameras you can't cover are scarier.
John Goncalves is a bit of a maverick. Unlike most everyone he knows, he doesn't cover the tiny webcam at the top of his laptop screen with a plastic slider or piece of tape.
"Everybody tells you, 'Cover your webcam - people could be watching you.' But I'm thinking to myself, like, why would somebody want to watch me?" said Goncalves, a 19-year-old student on a gap year in Toronto.