I think it's important to have a Free alternative, or people that want to take advantage of this kind of technology will have no options.
"The next great platform shift is underway, and that could be really bad for privacy"
@mike the whole concept of smart speakers makes me really uncomfortable. I’d never own one, I don’t think.
@kev The whole concept? How so?
@mike acdevice listening in constantly.
@kev Does a device listening in constantly bother you, or just a device you don't control? If you control everywhere that device goes to and how anonymous that device is with the services it employs, does that still make you feel weird about it?
@kev @mike Still though, #google is listening, I believe #apple is too just hides it better and #facebook went with it publicly too I think? So in case you own a common #android device or even have any of #facebook apps installed, I'd say it's already late for you.
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