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 December 23, 2010  Business, Surveillance

Eva Galperin writes:

Your digital camera may embed metadata into photographs with the camera’s serial number oryour location. Your printer may be incorporating a secret code on every page it prints which could be used to identify the printer and potentially the person who used it. If Apple puts a particularly creepy patent it has recently applied for into use, you can look forward to a day when your iPhone may record your voice, take a picture of your location, record your heartbeat, and send that information back to the mothership.

This is traitorware: devices that act behind your back to betray your privacy.

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