Microsoft Vows to Contest ‘Illegal’ Surveillance via the Kinect

While Microsoft’s statement may quell some fears in regards to these “new laws”, it does little to avoid the facts that the Kinect and similar devices with internet connected microphones and cameras littered throughout our homes these days, is causing people to steer away from these potentially and extremely intrusive devices. Cleary Xbox fans and developers alike had mixed reactions since the truth about the US governments illegal breaches of liberty and basic privacy, combined with the announcement of the presumably always-on aspect of the Kinect, which will be packaged with the launch of the Xbox One. For many, this truth is more than they can swallow. So how will all this affect sales and possible game development? Time will tell, but one thing is for sure, legal or illegal, it doesn’t matter much anymore. Read the full story here.



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