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When you post a photo to a social networking site with
facial recognition, they aren't doing it to make your life
easier. Facial recognition is added to these sites so
that they can create a persistent marketing profile on you,
that can follow you across the web, with all of your
even if you use an alias on a dating site.
Im not worried about the NSA. Im worried about the time
when my personal life and my work life will be inextricably
linked and I will have to make the hard choice between
being a working professional and I cracking dirty jokes wear
leopard print hammer pants, and listening to questionable
Much like cameras with new smart shutters which snap a
photo only when they see a smile. I would like an app that
only takes photos when my face is 26% off centre, or there
sufficient shadow on one side of my face so as to hide the
This would ensure that any photos
that get posted online could not be held against you.
failing to disable the Bert function....
[not_morrison_rm, Jun 09 2014]
||It's a nice thought but if it's your camera you can
simply not take such pictures and if it's your friends'
cameras they won't want the feature.
||simply activate the hidden Bert function of the camera, and it superimposes an image of Bert over you, so keeping your privacy and confusing the heck out of the NSA.
||Surely you would need to disable the hidden Bert function, otherwise the image of Bert would (as is default on most cameras) be hidden and you would not see it?
||Errrrrr..possibly...even Police cameras can be affected by it...
||Im actually not worried about the NSA at all, Im
worried about having to choose between having a fun
life and having gainful employment. Actually more
than anything, Im tired of stupid marketers who want
to persistently track my based on biometrics.
||Ironically. I got the nickname bert due to my dement
and hairline so if anything looking like bert would be