MyMagic Meltdown:

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MyMagic Meltdown:

Published on January 26, 2013 at 4:01 am with No Comments

Disney’s multibillion dollar MyMagic+ program is already under fire. The blunt questions asked of Bob Iger about the NextGen program by Massachusetts Congressman Ed Markey rolled through Disney’s Burbank and Orlando offices like a tsunami on Thursday. The issue of data-mining children’s experiences in Disney’s parks by using RFID chips to track their behavior is now a hot topic on national talk radio thanks to alarmed parents; and could very well be why our last podcast where we discuss the issue has been breaking records. The entire NextGen/MyMagic initiative is under fire before it even hits the Orlando parks, and the suits are in full crisis mode now. Burbank did have warning from their front line park operators on this one, as they foresaw dozens of problems with NextGen. Congressman Markey’s statement and questions to Iger are found at this link. |  We have 4 new articles for you today. And if you keep scrolling down, you’ll find all sorts of interesting things to keep you busy this weekend.  -Al Lutz

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