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Axon adds license plate recognition to police dash cams, but heeds ethics board’s concerns

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Law enforcement tech outfitterAxonhas announced that it will include automated license plate recognition in its next generation of dash cams. But its independent ethics board has simultaneously released a report warning of the dire consequences should this technology be deployed irresponsibly. We'd love to hear your opinion on this. Let's have a discussion! Learn more about this privacy threat in a great TechCrunch article:

Google and Amazon approved home speaker apps that spied on users

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Privacy is a hot topic in the realm of smart speakers, fromemployees listening in on recordingsand auditorsaccessing user locations. Now, another issue regarding speakers has been raised, after security researchers revealed that apps accepted by the Amazon Alexa and Google Home platforms could be used to phish users and to eavesdrop on them. Learn more in an interesting Engadget article:

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