Amazon patent reveals ‘voice sniffer algorithm’ that could analyze conversations – ABC News

How wonderful. I will never have one of these kinds of devices in my home, as who knows what they already listen in on, or if the NSA or the like can/do hack into them.


Google and Corporate News Giants Forge Alliance to Defeat Independent Journalism

If Google & others don’t wise up, they may become irrelevant. People have choices, as competition exists. As an example, I will add this news sight to my collection of many. I already use Startpage to filter & make my Google searches more private & will change my search engine if/as needed.

The main concern would be government imposed censorship, though that also has workarounds.

Google is Quietly Providing AI Technology for Drone Strike Targeting | The Intercept

Just as wonderful as Amazon providing secure cloud services for the CIA.