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There's absolutely nothing in that article about these dots being used to track anything at all. They could be for a huge range of things. It could
be anything from a kind of "signature" from the printer, status codes, or many more possibilities.
No, "Tracking dots" does not mean the dots are tracking us. They could be also be used for things like calibration and alignment in addition to the
other things I've mentioned. The definition of tracking you're going off of isn't the only one. Consider tracking on a VCR. They were hardly being
used to track people
Making an old-school xerox of a printed page will show a small bar code of sorts. It's just to identitfy the printer, not the printer to a person.
I've seen them for years. It's not a secret, nor a conspiracy.
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