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Finally tonight, a different take on some very big questions surrounding privacy focused on private companies and the technology you buy.
Jeffrey Brown has our conversation, starting with some background.
Computers, smartphones, accessories, tech products are more and more pervasive in our lives and more and more raising concerns about the ability of companies to gather, store and track personal information.
Introducing Xbox One.
(CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)
That Kinect camera on the new Xbox One gaming system? It's always on, though Microsoft insists personal data is not transmitted in any form without permission.
Automaker Ford caused a stir at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month. A top marketing executive was discussing new tracking technology, when he said this:
JIM FARLEY, Ford Motor Company:
By the way, we know everyone who breaks the law, we know exactly when you do it, because we have a GPS sensor in your car, we know where you are, and we know how fast you're driving. But, seriously, the — we don't supply that data to other people either.
Later, Ford insisted it doesn't track or transmit data from vehicles without a customer's consent.
The company says that means it will not share the data with its new owner, Google.