Merry Christmas!! Verizon's New DVR Will Spy On You

25/12/2012 04:41

"Google TV, Microsoft, Comcast, and now Verizon have all submitted patent applications to create televisions and DVRs that will watch you as you watch TV.

Earlier this month, news came out that Verizon applied for a patent to create a DVR sometime in the future that has cameras and microphones that can see and hear what you're doing and saying, while watching TV. Sounds, actions, food choices, and your ethnicity -- all tracked by the DVR -- will influence what you see in your commercial breaks."*

Verizon has patented a DVR that will listen and watch you and respond accordingly. Is this going too far? Why isn't this invasion of privacy getting more attention? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss the idea of a corporation spying on people in their homes.

*Read more from Laura Stampler/ Business Insider:

http://www.businessinsider.com/verizon-dvr-will-know-what-your-doing-and-sayi...
*Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/verizon-dvr-will-know-what-your-doing-and-sayi...

Please note : The content on this site does not always express the viewpoints of the site owner

Many topics are covered and links given, so that you can do your own research

 

FAIR USE NOTICE: These pages/video may contain copyrighted (© ) material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available to advance understanding of ecological, Political, Human Rights, economic, scientific, Moral, Ethical, and Social Justice issues, etc. It is believed that this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior general interest in receiving similar information for research and educational purposes.

globalnoncompliance.net