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Thursday, January 17, 2008

Microsoft files Patent for Corporate Spy System

What if your boss knew your mood and how fast you're typing and whether you're heart rate would suggest that your significantly more sluggish on Friday mornings than any other day of the week? You'd be busted. Microsoft has filed for a patent that would allow companies to closely monitor their employees' physicality "via wireless sensors that measure their metabolism. The system would allow managers to monitor employees’ performance by measuring their heart rate, body temperature, movement, facial expression and blood pressure. Unions said they fear that employees could be dismissed on the basis of a computer’s assessment of their physiological state. " Read more

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