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To stop shopping at Tesco if ^this^ is introduced?

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Syrupent Mon 04-Nov-13 15:39:30

Tesco plan to introduce a facial recognition scanner to allow adverts specific to your age and gender to be targetted to you at the till.
This seems overly intrusive and would put me off shopping there, AIBU?

Opalite Fri 08-Nov-13 12:04:51

Ugh, YANBU YANBU YANBU and I agree! I hope that if Tesco do introduce this then other supermarkets don't follow suit. I don't really like the way things are going in terms of new intrusive technology being introduced to the public in these ways

Fakebook Fri 08-Nov-13 12:12:38

I read about this the other day and my first reaction was "shit what if they start putting on advertisements for Zimmer frames when I'm standing there?!"

I find the whole concept a bit intrusive. What if they start scanning your smart phone and putting on advertisments for the things you've browsing at? That would be embarrassing.

I think they should give the customer an opt out option by pressing an off button on the screen.

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