Spying on printers

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what your printer prints woithout you knowing:
Printers have been doing that for a l o n g l o n g time, but fortunately the inkjet printer has been spared that imposition..;)
 

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Interesting The Hat,
I had never noticed any of it going on.
 

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I had never noticed any of it going on.
You wouldn’t unless you have a laser printer and an inquisitive mind.. ;)
An unknown, could be in there copying all the company secrets and it can lead back to their laser printer.. Ops..🤓
 

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Those tracking dots are printed with laser printers, there are other tricks going on with inkjet printers - when you install an Epson driver you are asked whether you want to participate in a customer satisfaction program , and you activate a script that the driver transmits usage data back home, or you participate at those automatic ink replenishment programs by HP or Epson - you agree to a monthly printed volume and HP/Epson send you the inks as needed - automatically - before run out - all by recording your usage pattern. It's all online - you register online - your printer needs to stay online.
 

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