Tag: privacy
People line up to get on an overseas flight at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. Image via AP.

Mitch PerryDecember 14, 2017
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It’s time to deal with privacy in the age of Alexa, Sen. Jeff Brandes says. The St. Petersburg Republican has filed legislation (SB 1256) to protect the expectation of privacy in the use of cell phones and other microphone-enabled household devices. The surge in sales of “smart speakers” like Amazon’s Echo, with its “Alexa” cloud-based voice service, […]

Associated PressFebruary 11, 2016
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Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz‘s Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters. His “Cruz Crew” mobile app is designed to gather detailed information from its users’ phones — tracking their physical movements and mining the names […]


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