Thursday, November 15, 2018

Walmart Seeks Implied Consent With Facial Recognition Monitors in Full View

I have never seen anything like this before. Hung right in the middle of the isles low enough to ensure everyone sees it and looks up at it and when they see themselves, the software locks onto their faces for the recognition process signified by a green box around your face.

Walmart got into problems with this in the past using this technology in secret without informing the public so they had to stop as it is a violation of our right to privacy.

Today there are tons of companies that want to jump on the data commodification gravy train and several start-ups writing software and making equipment are looking to cash in. All they need is a way for Big Business to argue the customers have given their implied consent by not protesting and suing them over this intrusion. I believe this is why Walmart is beta-testing this system in my poor neighborhood.

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  1. I will not shop at walmart anymore.

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