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Wednesday, April 18, 2007


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Osprey Therian

Ha! What a development!

Ordinal Malaprop

Hmm - this sounds just a tad remote-chat-monitor-y to me. In an against-the-ToS sort of context. I suppose if one also had a large sign saying "THIS BILLBOARD IS LISTENING TO YOUR EVERY WORD" it might be all right.

Flange Bohemia

Regarding the chat monitoring, I should perhaps make it clearer in the documentation: While a board obviously has to listen to speech in its immediate vicinity in order to serve ads, it doesn't store chat locally or on the server, neither does it pass any details of the speaker to the server - just the actual text of the chat.

Cyn Vandeverre

I expect that shortly there will be some software that will block those ads, just as there is for the regular web, like Privoxy. I almost never see ads anymore; it's great.

Laetizia Coronet

Yay, more pointless texture lag.

Ordinal Malaprop

Well, this looks like it uses video streaming rather than textures, so if you're not on the parcel the adverts won't be visible, and you would need to turn streaming on to see them in the first place.

Doug Randall

This exciting new development will probably be almost as popular as spam.

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