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Patent for Amazon Big Brother Tracking System That Tries to Guess Where You’re Going

Posted By admin On December 15, 2011 @ 4:25 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

cryptogon.com [1]
December 15, 2011

We must assume that They are using the full spectrum of surveillance information to try to PREDICT HOW EACH OF US IS LIKELY TO BEHAVE ON A DAY TO DAY BASIS. Where we go. Which routes we take. What we buy. Etc.

Synthetic Environments for Analysis and Simulation [2]

Via: CBS [3]:

Location tracking has become a hot privacy issue. Google, Apple, and Microsoft have all stepped into massive PR messes over the question. Now there’s a new entry: Amazon.

A patent, made public last week, covers a system to not only track, through mobile devices (Kindle, anyone?), where individuals or aggregated users have been, but determine where they’re likely to go next to better target ads, coupons, or other messages that could appear on a mobile phone or on displays that individuals are likely to see on their routes. The system could also use someone’s identity to further tailor the marketing according to demographic information.

Full article here [3]


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[1] cryptogon.com: http://cryptogon.com/?p=26498

[2] Synthetic Environments for Analysis and Simulation: http://cryptogon.com/?p=956

[3] CBS: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505124_162-57342567/amazon-big-brother-patent-knows-where-youll-go/

[4] Amazon Kindle users surprised by ‘Big Brother’ move: http://www.prisonplanet.com/amazon-kindle-users-surprised-by-big-brother-move.html

[5] Amazon launches its own virtual currency called Coins and gives ‘tens of millions’ away for free to US Kindle owners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/amazon-launches-its-own-virtual-currency-called-coins-and-gives-tens-of-millions-away-for-free-to-us-kindle-owners.html

[6] Apple Patent Outlines a System To Track Users: http://www.prisonplanet.com/apple-patent-outlines-a-system-to-track-users.html

[7] Google Submits Patent For Minority Report Style Eye Tracking Device: http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-submits-patent-for-minority-report-style-eye-tracking-device.html

[8] Beware of Big Brother: ‘Rental’ computers discovered tracking users’ locations, passwords and private lives: http://www.prisonplanet.com/beware-of-big-brother-rental-computers-discovered-tracking-users-locations-passwords-and-private-lives.html

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