IBM is working hard to track you. A Right Side News article spells out a stark future: “Each person has a unique biological identity and behind all that is data. Biometric data – facial definitions, retinal scans and voice files – will be composited through software to build your DNA unique online password. Referred to as multi-factor biometrics, smarter systems will be able to use this information in real-time …When biometric identity systems become widespread enough, authorities will pretty much know where you are and what you are doing at all times.” Article is aptly ended with quote from 1984: “It was terribly dangerous to let your thoughts wander when you were in any public place or within range of a telescreen. The smallest thing could give you away. A nervous tic, an unconscious look of anxiety, a habit of muttering to yourself–anything that carried with it the suggestion of abnormality, of having something to hide. In any case, to wear an improper expression on your face…; was itself a punishable offense. There was even a word for it in Newspeak: facecrime…” There’s now also pre-crime so might as well turn yourself in! Big Brother has you under his thumb!
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