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Walmart filed a patent to use biometric shopping handles to track customers' heart rates, temperatures, and stress levels.

Nothing to worry about at all.
cbinsights.com/research/walmar

@torproject I'm sure they're only hoping to stop influenza with this.
Now we need to be hooked to a thermometer for Walmart's employees to realize we are in need of medical help.

@torproject That would go great with some fingerprint reading to link data to individuals, but I'm sure Walmart would be too privacy-conscious for that. </sarcasm>

@torproject I see they didn't use any of their billions of dollars to hire a fucking artist

@torproject Public disclosure of things like this is one of the few good things about the patent system.

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