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New Xbox by NSA partner Microsoft will watch you 24/7

Posted By admin On June 8, 2013 @ 3:43 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

William Green
Daily Caller [1]
June 8, 2013

Possible privacy violations by Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One have come under new scrutiny since it was revealed Thursday that the tech giant was a crucial partner in an expansive Internet surveillance program conducted by the National Security Agency and involving Silicon Valley’s biggest players.

One of the console’s key features is the full integration of the Kinect, a motion sensing camera that allows users to play games, scroll through menus, and generally operate the Xbox just using hand gestures. Microsoft has touted the camera as the hallmark of a new era of interactivity in gaming.

What Microsoft has not promoted, however, is the fact that you will not be able to power on the console [2] without first enabling the Kinect, designed to detect both heartbeats and eye movement. and positioning yourself in front of it.

Full article here [1]


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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2013/06/07/new-xbox-by-nsa-partner-microsoft-will-watch-you-247/#ixzz2VYZSDzox

[2] will not be able to power on the console: http://dailycaller.com/2013/05/28/report-xbox-one-watches-you-watch-ads-in-the-dark/

[3] The New Xbox One Will be a “Monitoring Device Under the Guise of a Gaming Console”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-new-xbox-one-will-be-a-%e2%80%9cmonitoring-device-under-the-guise-of-a-gaming-console%e2%80%9d.html

[4] Xbox One to monitor TV viewing, content watched, number of viewers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/xbox-one-to-monitor-tv-viewing-content-watched-number-of-viewers.html

[5] New Xbox Reportedly Won’t Let You Play (Unless It Can Spy On You): http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-xbox-reportedly-wont-let-you-play-unless-it-can-spy-on-you.html

[6] Microsoft’s Kinect Spy System‎ with Jason Bermas: http://www.prisonplanet.com/microsofts-kinect-spy-system%e2%80%8e-with-jason-bermas.html

[7] Latest Kinect sensors allow games to feed off your fear: http://www.prisonplanet.com/latest-kinect-sensors-allow-games-to-feed-off-your-fear.html

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