Ads from your hard drive

Microsoft has filed a patent for an “advertising framework” that uses “context data” from your hard drive to show you advertisements and “apportion and credit advertising revenue” to ad suppliers in real time. From Ars Technica via Slashdot.

Eek. I don’t like where this kind of adware is heading… I’d write a longer post but I don’t trust myself to be entirely calm or coherent.

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