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Metaverse Consumer Privacy Nightmares Just Beginning

  • The Verge, Monday, November 1, 2021 10:33 AM
Searching for something in the metaverse? Consumer privacy nightmares have only just begun, as the advertising industry digs deeper into a virtual world filled with artificial intelligence and deep learning, despite all the work Google, Apple, Microsoft, and now Meta claim to do. Here's an example from The Verge. Adi Robertson writes "Even basic AR applications, like mapping an apartment to place a virtual screen, could potentially gather a huge amount of information," such as the size of someone's living space, books on the shelf, healthy or fatty snacks on the kitchen counter.

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