Thursday, October 30, 2008

20081030.1433 Microsoft's Newest Content Filter

Coming to an X-Box Live chat session near you soon - filtering free speech on the fly!

Microsoft Gets Patent for Patently Offensive Audio Content from

( -- Microsoft recently obtained a patent designed to create an Automatic Censorship of Audio Data For Broadcast . The invention is intended to act as a filter for live broadcasts where it is impracticable to delete or make inaudible certain undesired words or phrases. Additionally, other audio streams like music or games can utilize the automatic censor.


I bet you just can't wait to hear all of the creative new terms that are going to be invented by 15 year olds with sailor-like vocabulary to get around this.

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