40°
Submitted by NatureOfLogic 405d ago | opinion piece

National Surveillance Agency: Looking At Google Glass, Xbox One Through The NSA's Prism

Definitely not a good time to be touting your "always-listening" video game console. On May 21, Microsoft unveiled their long rumored Xbox One (or 720/Durango depending on what rumors you followed) along with what media features and abilities contained in the new system. Among them were the new Kinect's always-listening feature, letting users turn on the device simply by saying "Xbox on." (Xbox One)

SpinalRemains  +   405d ago
National Surveillance Agency?
Lol.

That's what it should be called.
Good call.

This really is such a strange coincidence between the prism story breaking, the guy running away to China and then MS reveals this insidious camera.
The timing couldn't possibly be any worse, and anyone who thinks that this device will not be storing their meta data in NSA's super servers, are deluded at this point.

Its what they're doing. Its what Kinect is for.
Its going down.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

Top 50 Biggest Emotional Moments in Video Games

11m ago - Robert Workman (Prima Games): Every player has a list of his or her favorite video game moments,... | Culture
10°

Ingress invades iOS: Google's augmented reality game hits iPhone

12m ago - Developed by Google's "in-house startup" Niantic Labs, Ingress has been seen as the poster boy fo... | iPhone

Modern Combat 5: Black Out Now Available On The App Store

20m ago - Modern Combat 5: Black Out is now available for purchase on the App Store. | iPhone
10°

Sidescrolling Adventure Game The Phantom PI Mission Apparition Now Available On iOS

20m ago - Adventure game The Phantom PI Mission Apparition is now available for purchase on the App Store. | iPhone
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
30°

AMD Mantle Really Impacts Graphics

21m ago - GamingWorm says: AMD's Mantle API we all know about that. As running games on Mantle API improve... | PC