February 14, 2013
Being Watched While You Watch TV: What's So Creepy?
Intel‘s announcement that it’ll sell an Internet television device later this year isn’t much of a surprise given the rumor mill’s lead-up, nor is it particularly thrilling, given its backward-looking lack of a la carte programming and fuzzy intimations about channel curation, which may or may not amount to better deals than various cable or satellite ones. But here’s the part you probably weren’t expecting: Intel’s device will also be a camera capable of watching you as you watch TV.
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