PSA: Barbie is Spying On Your Children

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  1. fredgarvin

    fredgarvin Member

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    The Corporate overlords are now using Barbie, the popular children's doll, to record children's conversations and report them to the Corporate entity, Mattel.
    As far as we have been told, this is as far as this secretly gathered information will go. To what ends we do not know. Surely, there is more to this operation than what has been publicly disclosed.

    First it's the toys, then it's the TV (we already know about the phone and computers), and the what? Then perhaps it's transmissions rather than recordings. Yep, what will they be transmitting to our subconscious?

    http://boingboing.net/2015/03/12/hello-barbie-eavesdrops-o.html
     
  2. offbeat

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    I undressed my sister's Barbie when I was 8. If she rats me out, I'm pretty sure the statute of limitations has expired.
     
  3. fredgarvin

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    Now,...this is what I would consider "creepy".
     
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    IIRC, didn't the TV in "1984" watch the viewer?
     
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    i knew Barbie was a spy! Regular women dont look this good


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    I, for one, welcome our shape shifting Lizard Overlords.
     
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    Are they going to come out with different versions like NSA Barbie and DEA Barbie? Maybe a CIA Ken doll to go along with the theme?
     
  10. fredgarvin

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    She looks just like an East German spy from 1972.
     
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    Well, it looks like several of you guys on TGP lost your cover saying of saying

    "But, it's for my daughter"

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    Mattel are geniuses. This opens two completely separate markets: ths girls who would buy it anyway, and the conspiracy types that will buy them just to destroy them.
     

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