21 February 2019

Not to worry, citizens...

...Skynet will be here soon enough and everything will be just fine...insert alt text here

Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest privacy flub by one of the tech industry's leading collectors of personal information.

The company said in a statement that the omission was a mistake. "The on-device microphone was never intended to be a secret."

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Microsoft’s Edge browser reportedly allowed Facebook to “run Adobe Flash code behind users’ backs.”

LAST WORD: Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria would be proud...
Facebook’s Onavo VPN app has been dying a slow death since it was exposed as a clandestine data collection monster last year.


Rich W said...

Yup...and the cheque's in the mail.

Neo Conservative said...

just another interesting turn
in the "internet of things."


Rich W said...

So IF google, facebook etc are truly monitoring the net in attempts to interfere with conservative viewpoints, what better way to make this highly effective than to monitor conversations in real time.
Yeah right I'm gonna trust anyone with that power; Stalin would be chortling in his grave with the thought of this sort of power.
The only requirement would be a whack of computers and software to alert minders to the use of trigger-phrases.
Hey google, notice my emphasis on IF,just hypothesizing here.

Neo Conservative said...

what about those alexa units? people
are apparently willing to wiretap
themselves... for what?


Anonymous said...

old white guy says --------- giving up one's freedom for a perceived convenience seems a bit foolish to me.

jay harper said...

Skynet is already here. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6434773.stm