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CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Fans at concerts and sports games may soon be stopped from using their iPhones to film the action -- as a result of new technology being considered by Apple, The Times of London reported Thursday."
Source http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/...est=latestnews


First news post
So sorry for any mistakes.

I did try searching for previous articles. Delete if repost.
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Old news is old.
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Lol this will fail, hard.

Companies are annoyed because people are watching concerts on Youtube instead of paying for a DVD....I don't know anyone who is sad enough to watch a concert on DVD in the first place.
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Lol this will fail, hard.

Companies are annoyed because people are watching concerts on Youtube instead of paying for a DVD....I don't know anyone who is sad enough to watch a concert on DVD in the first place.
Can you even find concert DVD's in the main retail stores anymore?lol I cant wait to keep my android platform even more now.
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So, if I understand this properly, IR sensors would detect the presence of an iphone being held to, supposedly, take a picture/video? How does the IR sensor know this is an iphone? And how is the capability to take a picture/video disabled?
    
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So, if I understand this properly, IR sensors would detect the presence of an iphone being held to, supposedly, take a picture/video? How does the IR sensor know this is an iphone? And how is the capability to take a picture/video disabled?
I'm not entirely sure, it will be interesting to see how it works in a real world test. Apple seems to be trying to control everything more and more.
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Woah... way too much censorship going on. I thought politics are getting bad... and now the big companies such as Apple are trying to do things like this? Scary stuff...

I can see this being a problem in many ways. Police could use that same infrared tech to shut off the censors on the iPhone. Companies could have that in their buildings to prevent filming. Etc, etc.

Cloud + this = driving me away from Apple... only product I've ever bought is an iPod from Apple... but as a potential customer, they love to drive people away.
    
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Sensationalist article is sensationalist. Just because there's a patent for it doesn't mean it will ever come to fruition. As well, this is a repost.
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Sensationalist article is sensationalist. Just because there's a patent for it doesn't mean it will ever come to fruition. As well, this is a repost.
How do you know it's a repost? Both articles were posted 1 hour ago. Did you read the other one first, hence thinking the second one has to be a repost?
    
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But why? The quality sucks anyway.
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