Microsoft's investigation into the subconscious

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| When a Microsoft Corp. patent application for a method of sorting brain waves
| surfaced late last year, it drew quips that the company now plans to read PC
| users' minds, in addition to selling them software.
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http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...D&siteid=yhoof
http://tinyurl.com/2rom8x


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Microsoft patents the mother of all adware systems

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| The adware framework would leave almost no data untouched in its quest to
| sell you stuff. It would inspect "user document files, user e-mail files,
| user music files, downloaded podcasts, computer settings, computer status
| messages (e.g., a low memory status or low printer ink)," and more. How could
| we have been so blind as to not see the marketing value in computer status
| messages? * *
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http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post...e-systems.html


http://news.softpedia.com/news/Forge...ft-58752.shtml


Will Microsoft Put The Colonel in the Kernel?

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| "The kernel meets The Colonel in a just-published Microsoft patent
| application for an Advertising Services Architecture, which delivers targeted
| advertising as 'part of the OS.' *
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http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/07/14/043200