Friday, November 09, 2012

Its' 1984 All Over Again

This has got to be the most F.U. use of technology since the up skirt camera.  What am I twitchin about now? Well you know that piece of tech attached to the Microsoft 360 called the Kinect?  Well it seems that Microsoft can use the Kinect for nefarious purposes (NO!)  Oh yes!  It seems in a newly uncovered  patent, Microsoft has developed tech that allows Microsoft to use these cameras attached to your TV to gather information (Oh hell, who am I kidding they are spying, jesus I am even lying to myself now) And why is Microsoft so damn interested in what's going on in front of the set?  Would you believe that this new tech allows Microsoft to get this....count how many people are say watching a movie and should you say have too many people watching, they can shut down the player, tv whatever, you name it.  

Check it out in this Boing Boing article:
  • Basically, when you buy or rent something like a movie, you’ll only be granted a “license” for a certain number of people to watch it. If Kinect detects more people in the room than you had a licence for, it can stop the movie, and even charge you extra. So if Microsoft has its way, you won’t just be renting movies any more. You’ll have to decide how many people are watching, and no doubt pay more. And if one extra person turns up to your movie night? Click....
Check out the patent here

And here is the original story at Kotaku


Anonymous said...

The traitors in D.C. have been destroying our Constitution for years - you just noticed now? Watch: "Invisible Kingdom: A New World Order Defined" on Youtube, for a start. Go to for your main news source. Take the red pill.

Anonymous said...

State the obvious: If a system exists the Government can and will take it over and use it. Voyeur Fed employees anyone? At the least. All that has to done is the Prez to declare- unilaterally- no Judicial or Legislative over site and they can take it and other media /computer functions. This is all in the new Executive Order ready for declaration. Big Brother is Watching.

kallamis said...

Well, one more reason to stay away from such things i see. There is no way in hell that this can be legal. Oh well, I'm guessing that they will see a severe drop in sales over this rather quickly.
I've been saying for years that this kind of nonsense was on the way. For once I wish my paranoia was incorrect. If they are allowed to get away with this, maybe the aliens will return and do us in on DEC 21 2012. Hey, it makes more sense than what these dips are doing.
Amazing how we see our privacy rights in this country deteriorating right in front of us, and no one seems to give a shit. Government wire taps whoever they want to, these idiots trying to spy on you in your own freaking home, and social sites are self explanatory without me having to say a word.
Yep, time to get a lot of money, go underground and off grid. How in the hell do they get away with this.