Microsoft invoking 1984, in an article that concludes 1984 is totally fine, as long as there's a piece of paper forbidding the press of that follow-person-around-town button. https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2018/12/06/facial-recognition-its-time-for-action/
@raucao These kind of "principles" mean nothing if they don't stop selling their technology to non-democratic countries, or governments that don't follow them. Which I strongly doubt.
@orionwl Exactly. And that would include the US, as proven by Snowden.