Reply to post: Resistance may be futile, but I'm resisting anyway

Apple wants to patent iBeacon stalking


Resistance may be futile, but I'm resisting anyway

Never ever ever will I submit to being tracked like that. If I can't root my phone and bypass it, I'll go back to a feature phone for calls and pull the battery of my smartassphone when not doing data lookups. Whatever it takes.

I'm glad a backlash is growing against the "track and spy everywhere" attitude tech companies assume is the future and push on us against our will. I only hope the tools to fight back catch up with the spying, we're a little behind at the moment.

Does anyone remember when companies made good products for us to buy, to enrich our lives in some way? Now they make things designed to violate our privacy for their benefit. Instead of Customers to be courted, we're considered Things to be captured and "monetized".

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