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This Recycling Bin Is Stalking You - Siraj Datoo - The Atlantic Cities
"The bins record a unique identification number, known as a MAC address, for any nearby phones and other devices that have Wi-Fi turned on. That allows Renew to identify if the person walking by is the same one from yesterday, even her specific route down the street and how fast she is walking."
advertising  surveillance  camrad  phones 
august 2013 by kevan
Kable - Data sales for tax cuts - 3 October 2006
"Such use of the data gathered through the E+ cards, previously known as Edge smartcards, would be voluntary for residents - but for those who did not wish to take part, 'it will be £1,400 for a band D,' Bettison said."
surveillance  politics  money  advertising  camrad  via:plasticbag 
october 2006 by kevan

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