Minority Report comes closer… Three huge screens at Birmingham New Street railway station are scanning passers-by and play advertisements accordingly. http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/new-street-station-advertising-screens-9920400
12:11:01 WebTracker spying.
For 'Web trackers' means those software technologies that are designed to track the habits in order to plan for appropriate marketing actions, but now more than ever, may represent a clear violation of privacy. For companies that do this kind of business users' data are the only resource salable and therefore represent all their wealth. Two of the most successful companies in this sense WebHancer and NetGenesis say in unison that the figures were measured only in aggregate and not with respect to individual users, and then anonymously. But this is the old vacuous promise already made in many previous cases, as for the first edition of RealJukebox, who sent the Real all the music data found on your computer. There being more precise about the laws there can be no adequate protections and then as recommended by Chris Hoofnagle, general counsel of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) "Provide false information, and unfilled warranty cards, because once the given information is very difficult for them to be returned '.