posted on Dec, 5 2012 @ 12:02 AM
And before you dismiss concerns over the new technology, which works as a software application, just consider two of the examples Verizon gives of
how its new DVR technology could be used: sounds of couples arguing would trigger ads for marriage counseling while sounds of "cuddling" would prompt
ads for contraceptives.
You know, if someone told me this was a good idea, I'd want to punch them.
I hate google adverts based on what IT thinks I want. This would cause me to physically take the dvr outsiude, with a conventional camera, and bash
the crap out of it, put it all nicely back in the box, and ship it, with the video, to the manufacturer with a note saying "Shove your technology up
your .... Well I guess we don't need an advertisement to guess where!"
Who the hell thinks this is a good idea. It's obnoxious in the extreme.
it will be opt in with benefits I'm sure, but i'm irritated that I've become nothing more than a god damned commodity and only have market value to
edit on 5-12-2012 by winofiend because: must be angry I quoted the wrong snippet of the article. lol
edit to add
I think I'll be with Dash on this one, their comment echoes my sentiment after rethinking.
24 hour surveillance by advertisers and the government is coming. But they're gonna sell it to us, make us want it. Make us pay for it. And I'll
be watching in fascination to see how they accomplish that goal.
Approach it with genuine curiosity... it is an interesting time to witness.
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