On this episode of Grumpy Old Bens we discuss the privacy problem introduced by Amazon Alexa Skills, racist oximeters, Facebook paying out to Illinois residents, Gab was hacked, space tourism, and much more!
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Social network Gab was hacked, report says
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ByteDance reaches $92 million settlement with U.S. TikTok users over data privacy concerns
FDA warning on pulse oximeter devices
Alexa skills are a privacy nightmare
Boston schools are woke
Facebook meddling in Turkey’s politics
Fake contacts app
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2 Replies to “Episode 139: Alexa Ruin My Privacy”
The Gab hack was politically motivated, as was the leaking to “researchers and journalists due to privacy concerns.”