Samsung to release new spy fridge

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In defiance of the rage of the security community who see the advances of spyware and intrusiveness endangering our precious private lives and anonymity Samsung have mated a mobile phone and a fridge to produce a device dedicated to supplying food and spying on you. Samsung showed models of this impressive privacy intruding device at the recent CES demonstrating how the 'Tizen' software could add a whole new dimension to invading our privacy in our own homes. Mike Lilly from Samsung Electronics Australia was quoted as saying this was "meaningful innovation" adding "We've seen internet fridges out there in the past but this is actually useful", meaning that it is useful for recording information about eating and spending habits to a degree higher than currently available even compared to mobile phone apps. Samsung plan launch the fridge in July quoting "it's important to get it into a lot of homes". Scary.

Re: As the dude saieth (Score: 2, Insightful)

by on 2016-02-05 19:55 (#131S6)

I especially enjoyed this tidbit:
Worse, after a power outage, it reboots into demo mode-with the cooling compressor off. Spoiled milk, ahoy.
The linked review nails dead-on why this is a Useless Invention.

[eyes two working fridges from 2001 and 2004, decides not to toss out the repairable 1949 antique after all]
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