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Democratic Senator: Obama Administration Is Failing On Domestic Spying - BuzzFeed News
"Asked if intelligence agencies have domestic surveillance programs of which the public is still unaware, Wyden said simply, “Yeah, there’s plenty of stuff.”

But the Oregon Democrat would not specify what those programs were. “I can’t give you that answer, because there’s things that I know that are classified,” he said"
14 days ago
Disney's $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband | WIRED
"Their MagicBands, tech-studded wristbands available to every visitor to the Magic Kingdom, feature a long-range radio that can transmit more than 40 feet in every direction. The hostess, on her modified iPhone, received a signal when the family was just a few paces away. Tanner family inbound! The kitchen also queued up: Two French onion soups, two roast beef sandwiches! When they sat down, a radio receiver in the table picked up the signals from their MagicBands and triangulated their location using another receiver in the ceiling. The server—as in waitperson, not computer array—knew what they ordered before they even approached the restaurant and knew where they were sitting.

And it all worked seamlessly, like magic."
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