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December 19, 2002


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How many people realize that their supermarket discount cards link the barcodes on the products they buy with a database dossier of their detailed buying habits? According to this Associated Press story, Safeway is going to take their consumer surveillance into the realm of pervasive computing with a computerized shopping cart that talks to the database, the customer, and the products on the shelves. When our grandchildren ask you what the archaic word

Posted by Stuart, December 19, 2002 05:41 PM | Trackback Link (http://www.henshall.com/cgi-bin/mt-tb.cgi/86)
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