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marnixR
Post  Post subject: the walls have ears  |  Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:42 pm
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never mind micro-chipping, your TV is already telling the world what you're up to :

Not in front of the telly: Warning over 'listening' TV

George Orwell only was 30 years early with 1984 - the funny thing is that on black friday people were even fighting each other to get their hands on this type of spyware​

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iNow
Post  Post subject: Re: the walls have ears  |  Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:44 pm
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Amazon is trying to do similar things with a product called Echo.

http://techcrunch.com/2014/11/06/amazon-echo

As one commenter at the site above rightly says:
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NSA, CIA and FBI would like to personally thank Amazon for installing spy mics in every home.

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Rory
Post  Post subject: Re: the walls have ears  |  Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:26 pm
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"I want to be spied on! No I want to be spied on - I was here first!" :lol:

Laptops and smartphones already represent a similar problem.

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