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Revisiting Section 230

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Big tech has gotten so big it’s drawing the ire of governments across the globe. Here in the United States the Department of Justice is looking into revising Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act so that companies are not immune to what their users do on their platforms. Now we need to keep in mind that if it wasn’t for Section 230, the Internet as we know it wouldn’t be anything like it is now. It enables companies to build out innovative platforms without fear of being sued out of existence. A Bit Of A History Lesson...

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Do We Really Want Our IOT Devices Always Listening?

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I’ll admit I like the idea of having a smart device with a speaker available to play music or search the web for something when my hands are covered in raw chicken while I'm cooking dinner. But the idea of these devices always listening for context to help me, before I ask, kind of scares me. Stacey Higginbotham, who is the expert of all things internet of things, wrote in her latest newsletter about this very topic. She writes: Take a moment to listen to the world around you. Maybe you are listening to a podcast or the sounds...

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