in spite of the fact that its market potential is great.
Amazon accidentally sent 1,700 Alexa recordings to the wrong person, including audio from in the shower Business Insider. “The episode underscores that Amazon stores audio files when you speak to Alexa.”Cost to walk away from Facebook for a year? More than $1,000, new study finds PhysOrg Sigh*. How people say they value things in response to surveys is a poor indicator of how they behave around money. Plus this looks like a case study of the cognitive bias, endowment effect.
Huawei equipment pulled from $3b UK police phone network
“This essay argues that “data ownership” is a flawed, counterproductive way of thinking about data. It not only does not fix existing problems; it creates new ones. Instead, we need a framework that gives people tostipulate how their data is used without requiring them to take ownership of it themselves. The Data Care Act, a billintroduced on December 12 by US senator Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, is a good initial step in this direction (depending on how the fine print evolves).
As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants NYT. I’m shocked, shocked to see that Facebook provided such access for tech behemoths.