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The Tech Industry's 10 Most Annoying Fictional Cha...
CueCat: And while we're on the subject of dumb late-'90s fads, we would do well to remember the CueCat, a legendarily dopey invention that was designed for people who liked reading magazine advertisements while they surfed the Internet. No, seriously: the CueCat was a small device that you attached to your computer that would scan the barcodes of magazine advertisements and then direct you to the product's website. Unsurprisingly, the CueCat was really just a clever ploy to track consumers' spending habits, as it would track your movements and send information on every single ad you scanned to a marketing database. Although the now-defunct CueCat hacked up its last official furball years ago, hackers have found more subversive uses for it since then.
The Tech Industry's 10 Most Annoying Fictional Characters