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Originally Posted by zooterboy View Post

Of course, and the government would need to get a warrant to access a camera that Microsoft installed in your home, right?? Oh, wait...

Exactly, Government goes to Microsoft with a name and an IP address and MS lets them watch them and listen through kinect.
post #12 of 289
why does kinnect even have to be connected though? why is this required by ms in the first place? simply the fact it is unnecessarily required makes it sketchy and creepy.
post #13 of 289
Soulless amoral corporation that would skin babies for a nickel of profit*: "Trust us."



* this description applies to all corporations and is an inherent aspect of their structure
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Originally Posted by dir_d View Post

Exactly, Government goes to Microsoft with a name and an IP address and MS lets them watch them and listen through kinect.

so simple and so true. The 'terror agenda is the fuel for this technology

those who trust big corps without question should look in the mirror thats being carried out of their repossessed home some day
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George Orwell's body is probably spinning so fast it could power a small town.
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This is pretty much the only deal killer for me. As an avid PC gamer I don't use my consoles much anyway, but I do like some of the exclusive content. I would have been willing to overlook the "no used games" bit if that had been implemented, I would have been willing to overlook the always-on crap because I am anyway. This "feature", and I use the term very loosely, is the single reason I won't buy one. They can tout their privacy policies all they want, but at the end of the day anyone who knows anything about computers knows that none of that matters. Whether it be the government or some kid in his dorm room there will be plenty of ways for this to be abused.
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They still don't explain why its required.

The Xbox One still has a power button and still has a controller and menus. It doesn't need voice command. I doubt the majority of games will need it.
    
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Microsoft: "We Aren't Using Kinect To Snoop..."

"...yet"
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George Orwell's body is probably spinning so fast it could power a small town.


Gov spooks must be licking their lips.
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