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Microsoft patents spy-TV to check you've paid for content

VileReynard
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Microsoft patents spy-TV to check you've paid for content

Microsoft want to put their patented spy cameras in your television (and other devices).
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/07/microsoft_drm_spy_patent/
"A fee can be charged for each viewer of the content for each view,"

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Re: Microsoft patents spy-TV to check you've paid for content

Good old blutack  Grin
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I'm now looking at the webcam clipped to the top of my monitor with a renewed distrust. Undecided

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Re: Microsoft patents spy-TV to check you've paid for content

Your mobile - or even a "computer worn as a wristwatch" is not excluded.

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Re: Microsoft patents spy-TV to check you've paid for content

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I'm now looking at the webcam clipped to the top of my monitor with a renewed distrust. Undecided

Thats why mine vanished into the drawer full of other computer bits a long time ago.
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