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privacy by design Archives - Mycroft

Thought Leadership
May 30, 2018

The Early Stages of Voice Technology: Coupling Privacy and User Agency

Like we said in our post about Alexa’s recent laughing fits, “testing, iteration, and failure will be a part of the journey” that anyone building a technology from the ground…
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Telegram is an open source, encrypted messaging platform. Mycroft now has a public telegram channel.
About MycroftThought Leadership
May 9, 2018

Telegram, Privacy, and Mycroft

If you follow Open Source news you may have heard recently about the protests in Russia in support of Telegram. We particularly enjoyed the paper airplanes. What is Telegram and…
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Facebook data privacy Cambridge analytica
TechnicalThought Leadership
April 18, 2018

Privacy and Data Ownership Needs to be at the Core of our Technology

We need to talk. Not just you and me, society as a whole.  The foundation of free society is eroding and we have only a brief time to shore it…
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Thought Leadership
February 13, 2018

Usability vs. Privacy—Keeping Things in Balance

If you look at my background you'll see that I've been an advocate for an open and accessible Internet for a long time.  When I founded Lawrence Freenet the idea…
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Privacy with Amazon Alexa and Aristotle
Thought Leadership
November 7, 2017

AI Assistant for Children Pulled Before it’s Release | The Rising Concerns Over Privacy

Mattel recently pulled it’s AI Baby Monitor, “Aristotle” just before it’s release. Marketed as an Amazon Echo for kids, the company faced rising concerns about privacy. The device was created…
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