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Old January 13, 2013, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by sswilson View Post
I don't see why folks think it's tinfoil hat material that they want to listen in / watch what you're doing in order to better target marketing to you... they've publically released the idea that settop boxes could have cameras using facial recognition software to target you when you're in the room based on your previous viewing habits. How is this any different?

It's creepy, and is honestly one of the reasons why I have very little interest in an android device.
I wouldn't mind companies better targeting me from what I view, I'm really not interested in tampax commercials... As a matter of fact I probably wouldn't mind watching commercials if they actually showed me something I might be interested in. To me this isn't a bad thing.
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