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Spying Billboards

Discussion in 'The Roaming Zone' started by palandri, May 1, 2016.

  1. palandri

    palandri Former Palm Guy
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    I thought this article was from the Onion when I first saw the title, but it's true

    Schumer wants probe of billboards that capture mobile phone data

    NEW YORK >> An outdoor advertising company that owns thousands of billboards across the country, including in Times Square, and around the world, is using mobile photo data to learn about people who are passing their displays in order to cater ads to specific consumers, and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants federal officials to investigate if the practice is legal....

    http://www.nhregister.com/business/...-of-billboards-that-capture-mobile-phone-data
     
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  2. JFB

    JFB Gold Senior Member
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    I caught the tail end of this on TV and wondered want it was about - thanks for posting it.
     
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  3. palandri

    palandri Former Palm Guy
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    I am glad it's being looked into
     

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