Tag: Amazon

“Flock Safety” and police cam-share programs encourage neighborhoods to spy on the public

Mass Private I | Source URL A recent article in the Outline reveals that a startup company called Flock Safety is encouraging neighborhoods to spy on each other using wireless cameras. Flock bills itself as “a wireless security system for neighborhoods”. The articles warns, “Flock sells security cameras to neighborhoods, and those cameras then record […]

Experts Say Keep Amazon’s Alexa Away From Your Kids

Sam Biddle | The Intercept | Source URL WHAT’S THE BEST way to keep adults from questioning the use of a deeply problematic product? Get them started when they’re too young to question anything. Amazon has a new addition to its line of voice-commanded artificial intelligence Alexa assistants, marketed for use by children as young […]