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Non-Human Objects Are Now Outpacing New Human Subscribers On The Internet

Today's the day Sarah Connor warned us about. Well, not exactly, but for the first time, non-human objects outnumber actual human beings signing up for internet services with AT&T and Verizon. This mostly includes things like web-enabled GPS devices, broadband TVs, and digital picture frames, but in the future, programmatically readable sensor data, such as temperature or pressure info from household appliances, could make up the bulk of noise on the internet. [ReadWriteWeb]

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Very misleading... how is it any different than a person signing up with a desktop computer and modem? behind every device there is a human user. These devices aren't signing themselves up!