Tokyo trials digital billboards that scan passers-by

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by JRViejo, Jul 15, 2010.

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  1. JRViejo

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    This actually comes more as a sigh of relief, since the ones in the movie looked a little more privacy invasive, these use a camera to harvest details that nearly anyone could tell by looking at you. It could be a lot worse, like fetching a personal database of past purchases and advertising "recommended products".
     
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    funkydude, keep in mind, this is only the beginning! :ouch:
     
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    WTF GIVES THEM THE RIGHT ARE THEY COLLECTING SOULS TOO :D
     
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    The right? Well, they aren't doing anything a normal street salesman couldn't do.
     
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    Once we get the chip this'll work a lot better :D
     
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