EFF tells the Copyright Office: we don't know how to make voice assistants better, but here's how not to make them worse


Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/02/08/computer-lib.html


“Smart speakers” is a poor name for this category of device. If we’re going to highlight the most salient features of them, we should call them “internet-connected microphones.”


Corporate-controlled internet-connected microphones.
And the best way to improve them is to get rid of them.


Why not just kickstart a FOSS alternative?


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