Sources: Nest Labs, Re/code
quote: Not sure what the fearmongering from the OP is about
quote: Not sure what the fearmongering from the OP is about...but I for one feel pretty confident that Google doesn't suddenly want to "spy" on all of us with cameras.
quote: Rogers promises that data won’t be shared “without a customer’s permission.” -
quote: Most people don't realize that private data collection agencies have more information about you than the NSA could ever hope to acquire.
quote: That's why I never use those grocery store discount cards, they know exactly what you bought, when you bought it and where you bought it.
quote: If you think any private agency knows more about you than our Government, think again. -
quote: All the NSA cares about is whether or not you're a terrorist or a criminal.
quote: Not sure what the fearmongering from the OP is about...but I for one feel pretty confident that Google doesn't suddenly want to "spy" on all of us with cameras."
quote: How is that the same as MS trying to force a "spy" cam onto people just wanting to play games?
quote: Uhh did you notice I put "spy" in quotes?? I was never one of the people who thought MS wanted to spy on you. aTechShill just threw that in for...whatever reason. I don't even know.
quote: The fact that MS not only reversed their position on Kinect, but every other thing they wanted from the Xbone, should tell you all you need to know about how the consumer felt on that issue.
quote: The double standard is here on DT for sure, but it's not coming from me.
quote: People like to pretend there's some huge difference in privacy between Google and Microsoft, but the truth is, they're pretty much the same. Microsoft runs an targeted add services just like Google.
quote: They sell user data to the Government they've collected from Bing, Facebook, and other services.
quote: They're in deep with the CIA and NSA, the list goes on.
quote: this was only exacerbated further by the ridiculous claims that Kinect would be used by the NSA.
quote: I don't care how much you pretend otherwise, the fact is neither of these companies are more "evil" than the other when it comes to user data.
quote: You accuse me of applying a double standard, when I'm the one arguing the sameness of these companies! Hello?? YOU have the double standard.
quote: Also your insistence I provide "proof" for things that should be common knowledge at this point make you look ignorant.
quote: No, what it does is calls you out on your claims. You're so hate filled and biased, your opinions lack credibility, hence my reasoning for getting proof from you.
quote: Microsoft posted about this on their Official blog late last year. They expanded encryption to all of their services, they are enforcing legal protections, and enhancing their transparency through changes in their terms of service. They have stayed true to their word so far.
quote: The problem is, as stated in my previous post, that your bias towards Google
quote: Reading comprehension, even simple English, has gone into the toilet!
quote: But good luck trying to convince people a mandatory always on camera and microphone console add-on is something they really want.
quote: Microsoft runs an targeted add services just like Google. They sell user data to the Government they've collected from Bing, Facebook, and other services. They're in deep with the CIA and NSA, the list goes on.Not sure where you're seeing the double standard in my posts.