25 Jul '13, 6pm

Is @PhilzCoffee Spying On You? In This Day And Age, Does It Matter? h/t @therealWBTC & @adamjsimon

Is @PhilzCoffee Spying On You? In This Day And Age, Does It Matter? h/t @therealWBTC & @adamjsimon

Maybe it’s because I’m working on something that also uses LBS, or have been thinking about these things for nearly a decade, but I’m miffed that the recent media around these retail wifi tracking systems has caused a lot of panic from an uneducated public. And then I wonder if people realize how much we know about them when they come to our websites, and that this is actually less invasive and way more anonymous than visiting almost any site while logged into Facebook or Twitter. I suspect people don’t know, and that’s why there’s never been pushback, and at this point it’s not sexy enough to be a media scandal. And then I wonder if I’m just totally desensitized and contributing to a problem I might regret later. For some reason the pop culture reference I choose is from Caprica , when Daniel Graystone puts Zoe’s consciousness into the prototype cylon to keep her alive. B...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/is-philz-coffee-spying-on-you-in-this-...

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