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Microsoft Says Kinect Won't Invade Your Privacy
« on: November 04, 2010, 07:46:40 AM »
From Kotaku:

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"By default we don't listen or look at anything," MIcrosoft's director of the Kinect technology, Alex Kipman, told Kotaku in a recent interview. "No data is ever sent back to Microsoft. Period. Full stop."

Kipman said that the default setting for Kinect is to transmit no data it sees and hears to Microsoft. That cuts the company off from a trove of information the system can collect.

There is an option to send anonymized usage data back to Microsoft.  (Much like other Microsoft software like Office and Windows itself.)  This information is used to make the Kinect experience better for everyone via software updates.

http://kotaku.com/5681521/microsoft-says-kinect-wont-invade-your-privacy


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Re: Microsoft Says Kinect Won't Invade Your Privacy
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2010, 04:42:21 PM »
Well, count me as disappointed.  I've been flashing my junk at the camera all day and now I find out they may not even be looking?  Bummer.  ;)

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Re: Microsoft Says Kinect Won't Invade Your Privacy
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2010, 06:35:27 AM »
Well, count me as disappointed.  I've been flashing my junk at the camera all day and now I find out they may not even be looking?  Bummer.  ;)



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Re: Microsoft Says Kinect Won't Invade Your Privacy
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2011, 12:26:07 PM »
i don't like when kinect stares at me when i'm watching tv and my xbox is on....    :o

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Re: Microsoft Says Kinect Won't Invade Your Privacy
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2011, 12:28:54 PM »
yea that little red light freaks me out when im drunk, ill start yelling at it.  ;D

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Re: Microsoft Says Kinect Won't Invade Your Privacy
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2011, 02:34:44 PM »
i don't like when kinect stares at me when i'm watching tv and my xbox is on....    :o


That's why I unplug mine when not in use.   ;D