That Microsoft patent sounds like a death sentence
Death sentence to any product expecting to use it.
Come on, do they actually expect people to willingly allow cameras to be built into TVs that can actually recognize you personally?
Man that is about as Orwellian as I have ever heard.
Not to mention if would utterly ruin the porn industry (considering the normal reason for watching porn is......).
The chances of my buying anything with that built in, is a great deal less than zero.
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Not to mention if they pop up a screen asking for a credit card number because the room has six people in it instead of the registered family of four they will only encourage piracy.
I mean if I bought a DVD and it told me I have too many in the room for the current disc. I would go right to my PC, rip it and reburn and then start playing again with the DRM removed.
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