TECH
03/23/2012 09:35 am ET Updated May 23, 2012

Google Wants To Serve You Ads Based On The Background Noise Of Your Phone Calls

Just when you think that we're pretty tech savvy, companies like Google and Nokia file outlandish "forward-thinking" patents that make you feel like we're all in a Star Trek episode. In the case of Google's latest patent, it makes us feel like we're in a police state.

The patent discusses the technology to analyze the background noise during your phone call and serve up ads for you based on the environmental conditions Google picks up on. Yeah, that's creepy.

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