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Apps that 'listen in' to your mobile get slapped by US watchdog

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: I don't get it

Don't be too surprised if each commercial is uniquely encoded for each program so that just listening to enough of ONE commercial is enough for the app to identify the ad AND the program attached to it. Time isn't going to be as useful as the program could be recorded or time-shifted.

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