>> idiocy stop
Hmm, well, given that notifications like these are typically "opt-in", not sure any paranoia is warranted.
>> when will push purchasing be implemented
Tech for that has existed for some time now. Only of course with your permission; wouldn't make much sense without it.
>>GIS ... passive consumer
Seems to me GIS is a tool, like any other can be used, misused, or not used. Or, if you don't really understand it, I suppose you could panic and invent fears about it. Whatever works for you.