Apple News:Apple patents reliable social networking system that tracks 'stalkers' and 'spammers'
Apple patents reliable social networking system that tracks 'stalkers' and 'spammers'
The invention also describes a stalker count and a spammer count, which are attached to a user's DSID. Each time a user sends a request, their spammer count value is upped by 1 until a predefined threshold is reached"
The technologists were socially inept, and didn't have any friends, so they invented social networking sites to cure their problem. Now, they will also decide who should be your friend. It's like the credit system. Good for the people who amass the database.
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