@paul Minor detail really, it's not like there's any privacy implications to microphone-wielding, closed source, connected devices, right?

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while Nest also makes smoke alarms, I believe this specifically concerns their Nest Guard alarm system instead?

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A redundancy mechanism to detect the sound of people coughing from the smoke and thus increasing the reliability of the whole system.

@paul oops aaaah we forgot to mention, one of our employee will now come and live in your house forever, we should have written that in the spec, our bad. But hey he's sleeping most the time, nothing to worry about

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And like always, Google will learn -tremendous amount of valuable behavioural data- from their "mistakes"!

#FuckOffGoogle #SurveillanceCapitalism

@paul jesus fuckin christ why doesn't this stuff put people in jail

@paul I know it's probably standard practice on news sites like Business Insider, but I always find it a little strange when such an article -- reporting on a critical mistake -- closes with "Check [company] stock prices here."

@paul Okay, so where's the class action lawsuit to pay out to all the customers who got defrauded?

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