Bins and toilets

Quartz picked up an interesting story about some new bins that have hit the streets in London: Recycling bins in the City of London are monitoring the phones of passers-by, so advertisers can target messages at people whom the bins recognize. […] ┬áThe idea is to bring internet tracking cookies to the real world. The […]

Selling everything, everywhere, to anyone

From The Inquirer because the Sunday Times’ business model doesn’t want links: According to the Sunday Times’ front page story, Ipsos Mori has been shopping the records around and bragging that the data can be used to track people and their location in real time to within 100 metres. The data is coming from Everything […]