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Discussion in 'Samsung Gear VR' started by The_Chief, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. The_Chief

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    I don't know about you, but I found this article as troubling as it is long:

    https://theintercept.com/2016/12/23...t-detailed-intimate-digital-surveillance-yet/

    The short version: as more and more people take their social media and interpersonal experiences into VR, and as the VR experience becomes more immersive and detailed, that's a TON of very personal data being compiled about us: what we look at the most, what makes us smile, what we ignore or what we find unpleasant... down to sensors that can detect our level of pleasure based on what we look at and how our pupils react. That data could be sifted, sold and used to market to us. Does ANY company or market research agency really need to know that much about us?
     

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    Interesting reading....
     

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